volume 91, issue 1, P17-22 2016
DOI: 10.1590/abd1806-4841.20163789
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Abstract: BACKGROUND:Among the chronic leg ulcers, venous ulcers are the most common and constitute a major burden to public health. Despite all technology available, some patients do not respond to established treatments. In our study, carboxymethylcellulose was tested in the treatment of refractory chronic venous ulcers.OBJECTIVE:To evaluate the efficacy of carboxymethylcellulose 20% on the healing of chronic venous ulcers refractory to conventional treatments.METHODS:This is an analytical, pre-experimental study. Thi…

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