Abstract:30 patients with chronic venous ulcerations of the lower leg, unable to be cured definitely by commonly known medical, local or surgical therapy are reported. All patients were submitted to the little known ulcer circumcision published by Nussbaum in 1873. During a postoperative period of up to 10 years there was no recurrence of ulcers in any case. The operation is simple and time saving. Requiring an average hospital stay of 24 days, thus saves expenses as well. The procedure is described and the clinical re… Show more
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