The MOH Bulletin provides reviews or summaries of the latest publications in phlebology, lymphology and compression therapy.
MOH Bulletin 43
Elastic compression stockings for prevention of the post-thrombotic syndrome in patients with and without residual vein thrombosis and/or popliteal valve reflux // The comparative efficacy of conventional short-stretch multilayer bandages and velcro adjustable compression wraps in active treatment phase of patients with lower limb lymphedema // Editor’s choice – European Society for Vascular Surgery (ESVS) 2022 clinical practice guidelines on the management of chronic venous disease of the lower limbs
MOH Bulletin 42
Compression therapy is not contraindicated in diabetic patients with venous or mixed leg ulcer // Is compression therapy contraindicated in lower leg erysipelas? Results of a retrospective analysis. // Occupational leg edema - use of compression stockings
MOH Bulletin 41
Lower limbs venous compression reduces the incidence of maternal hypotension following epidural analgesia during term labor // Compression stockings for the prevention of venous leg ulcer recurrence: a health technology assessment // Compression therapy to prevent recurrent cellulitis of the leg
MOH Bulletin 40
Risks and Contraindications of Medical Compression Treatment – A Critical Reappraisal. An International Consensus Statement.
MOH Bulletin 39
Better wearing comfort of knee-length elastic compression stockings with an interface pressure of 18–21 mmHg compared to 23–32 mmHg in elderly people after a one day trial – Influence on foot deformities, rheumatism and arthritis. // High tolerance of progressive elastic compression in peripheral arterial disease. // Effect of lower leg compression during caesarean section on post-spinal hypotension and neonatal hemodynamic parameters: nonrandomized controlled clinical trial.
MOH Bulletin 38
Adjustable compression wrap devices are cheaper and more effective than inelastic bandages for venous leg ulcer healing. A Multicentric Italian Randomized Clinical Experience // Importance of adequate pressure in compression therapy. Basis for successful treatment // Round-knit or flat-knit compression garments for maintenance therapy of lymphedema of the leg? – Review of the literature and technical data
MOH Bulletin 37
Validation of a gravitational model to study local endogenous biomarkers in chronic venous insufficiency // Graduated compression stockings for prevention of deep vein thrombosis Comparison of 15–20 mmHg versus 20–30 mmHg compression stockings in reducing occupational oedema in standing and seated healthy individuals // Treatment protocol on stasis edema in poorly mobile nursing home patients
MOH Bulletin 36
One versus two years of elastic compression stockings for prevention of post-thrombotic syndrome (OCTAVIA study): randomised controlled trial // Individualised versus standard duration of elastic compression therapy for prevention of post-thrombotic syndrome (IDEAL DVT): a multicentre, randomised, single-blind, allocation-concealed, non-inferiority trial // Clinical and economic impact of compression in the acute phase of deep vein thrombosis Compression therapy for prevention of post-thrombotic syndrome.
MOH Bulletin 35
Control of lower extremity edema in patients with diabetes: double blind randomized controlled trial assessing the efficacy of mild compression diabetic socks // Effects of compression stockings on elevation of leg lymph pumping pressure and improvement of quality of life in healthy female volunteers: A randomized controlled trial // Compression use in the era of endovenous interventions and wound care centres //Acceptance, compliance and effects of compression stockings on venous functional symptoms and quality of life of Italian pregnant women
MOH Bulletin 34 special edition
Medical Compression Stockings in Venous and Lymphatic Disorders. Consensus Group: Eberhard Rabe, Hugo Partsch, Juerg Hafner, Christopher Lattimer, Giovanni Mosti, Martino Neumann, Tomasz Urbanek, Monika Hübner, Sylvain Gaillard, Patrick Carpentier.
MOH Bulletin 33
Eliciting patients’ preferences for elastic compression stocking therapy after deep vein thrombosis: potential for improving compliance // Compression therapy – current practice of care: level of knowledge in patients with venous leg ulcers // Impact of compression stockings vs continuous positive airway pressure on overnight fluid shift and obstructive sleep apnea among patients on dialysis // A randomized crossover trial on the effect of compression stockings on nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy
MOH Bulletin 32
Hemodynamic performance of low strength below knee graduated elastic compression stockings in health, venous disease, and lymphedema // Venous leg symptoms in healthy subjects assessed during prolonged standing // The effects of short-term use of compression stockings on health related quality of life in patients with chronic venous insufficiency // A compression kit of a stocking and three superimposed leggings is easy to don and dose adjustable