Content - Volume 60, Issue 5

All articles

Prostaglandin E1 treatment of leg ulcers caused by venous or arterial incompetence
Beitner H, Hammar H, Olsson AG, Thyresson N
An open and a double-blind study were undertaken on patients with leg ulcers caused mainly by venous (VI) or arterial incompetence (AI). They were treated with intravenous infusions or injections of prostaglandin E1 (PGE1). Eight of 10 patients in the open study experienced relief of pain and a complete or almost complete healing of their ulcers. In the double-blind study (20 patients) 4 out of 5 ...
Pages: 425-430
Abstract  PDF