Researchers in the Netherlands conducted a noninferiority trial of compression stocking use in 518 patients who had adhered to compression stocking therapy and had not developed post-thrombotic syndrome during 1 year after experiencing proximal lower-extremity DVT. Half of the participants were told to stop wearing compression stockings at 1 year, and the other half were told to continue therapy for another year. Read more.
In patients with intermittent leg claudication, revascularization may lead to greater gains in function, symptoms, and quality of life than medical therapy. The findings appear in JAMA Surgery.