Acute effects of graduated elastic compression stockings in patients with symptomatic varicose veins: a randomized double blind placebo controlled trial. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2018; 55: 118-125.

Published: 17th May 2018

Authors: Kakkos SK, Timpilis M, Patrinos P, Nikolakopoulos KM, Papageorgopoulou CP, Kouri AK et al.


The clinical effects of graduated compression were compared with placebo compression (0 mmHg) after one week in 30 patients. Pain and aching were more effectively reduced by compression stockings, P=0.02.

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