Posttraumatic Oedema in Lower Limbs. Advances in Understanding Etiopathogenesis and Treatment. Review Article Marcin K. Waśko, Maciej Langner, Stanisław Pomianowski Ortop Traumatol Rehabil 2016; 18(6):519-526 ICID: 1228224
Article type: Review article
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Mechanical injury to soft tissues and bones of the lower limbs may be complicated by thrombosis and oedema. Treatment of posttraumatic oedema in the lower limbs can be difficult and protracted and rarely leads to complete recovery. The pathogenesis of posttraumatic oedema has not been fully elucidated. This paper presents the aetiopathogenesis of posttraumatic oedema in the lower limbs and a review of relevant literature in English and Polish of the last 5 years, describing therapy outcomes and potential perspectives for develop ment.
DOI 10.5604/15093492.1228224 PMID 28155830 - click here to show this article in PubMed