A randomized trial of class 2 and class 3 elastic compression in the prevention of recurrence of venous ulceration. J Vacs Surg Venous Lymphat Disord 2018; 6: 717–723.

Published: 21st June 2019

Authors: Milic DJ, Zivic SS, Bogdanovic DC, Golubovic MD, Lazarevic MV, Lazarevic KK et al.


Some 361 patients with a healed ulcer were included. After five years, recurrent ulceration occurred in 29 per cent of patients given class 3 stockings and 60 per cent for class 2 stockings (P<0.001). Respective rates of non-compliance were 10.2 and 6.2 per cent.

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