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Oct 03, 2018

Max Ratschow Memorial Medal

  Patron, Prof. Peter Mortimer receiving the Max Ratschow Memorial Medal for Outstanding Contribution to Vascular Medicine in Germany, September 2018.   ..

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Apr 25, 2018

Legs Matter

  NEW CAMPAIGN TO TACKLE ONE OF THE UK’S BIGGEST HEALTH CHALLENGES LAUNCHED    The Legs Matter coalition launch national campaign to raise awareness of lower leg and foot health A national campaign to raise awareness of a significant but largely hidden health challenge was launc..

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Mar 07, 2018

Wounds International Volume 9 Issue 3

Welcome to the September issue of Wounds International Welcome to the September issue of Wounds International, which we are pleased to say is available on the website, with individual PDFs available to download and the reader-friendly digital edition at your fingertips. As ever, there is a wi..

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Jan 31, 2018

Lymphedema After Cancer Treatment

Lymphedema after cancer treatment -- special issue of Rehabilitation Oncology presents research update WOLTERS KLUWER HEALTH   Jan. 4, 2018 - Individuals who have been treated for cancer are at risk for a complication called lymphedema: swelling in the body region where lymph nodes were removed, causing p..

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Dec 19, 2017

Good News For People With Foot And Leg Ulcers

WOUND CARE Leg and foot conditions including ulcers are being overlooked. Now a new campaign urges patients and clinicians to stand up for legs.   Lower legs and feet, often with ulcers and associated oedemas are frequently left untreated – and thousands of people are suffering as a result. ..

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Nov 27, 2017

New Healthcare Coalition To Take Action On Lower Leg And Foot Conditions

A coalition of eight healthcare organisations is undertaking a united stand to ensure lower leg and foot conditions receive the urgent attention they need. Inspired by the “Stop the Pressure” campaign,  the Legs Matter campaign  will urge patients and clinicians to “Stand up for legs” ..

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