Phlebolymphology N°107 – Editorial
In this new issue of Phlebolymphology, you will find the articles as below:
Congenital vascular malformations of the hand are variable and difficult to treat. R. E. MATTASSI and P. DI GIUSEPPE (Italy) present a diagnostic approach for better management and report results from a group of patients with venous malformation who were treated by surgery.
C. KARATHANOS and A. GIANNOUKAS (Greece) provide an overview of the role of anticoagulant treatment in the prevention of post-thrombotic syndrome, which develops after deep vein thrombosis of the lower limbs and may affect up to 50% of patients after proximal deep vein thrombosis.
The prevalence of calf vein thrombosis is between 5% and 33% of all cases of deep vein thrombosis detected by ultrasound. P. L. ANTIGNANI (Italy) presents an update on calf vein thrombosis, including the epidemiology, risk factors, diagnostic approaches, and therapeutic management.
Lastly, P. NEGLÉN (Cyprus) and B. EKLÖF (Sweden) address the progress made over time in the management of patients with venous disease by describing their journey as physicians through these years, including experience with diagnosis, classification, and different treatment perspectives.
Enjoy reading this issue!
Dr H. Pelin Yaltirik