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Electromagnetic therapy for treating venous leg ulcers

  1. Zoriah Aziz1,*,
  2. Nicky Cullum2,
  3. Kate Flemming3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Wounds Group

Published Online: 28 FEB 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 11 DEC 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD002933.pub5


How to Cite

Aziz Z, Cullum N, Flemming K. Electromagnetic therapy for treating venous leg ulcers. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD002933. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD002933.pub5.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Malaya, Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

  2. 2

    University of Manchester, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, Manchester, UK

  3. 3

    University of York, Department of Health Sciences, York, North Yorkshire, UK

*Zoriah Aziz, Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, 50603, Malaysia. zoriah@um.edu.my.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 28 FEB 2013

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[Figure 1]
Figure 1. Methodological quality graph: review authors' judgements about each methodological quality item presented as percentages across all included studies.
[Figure 2]
Figure 2. Methodological quality summary: review authors' judgements about each methodological quality item for each included study.
[Analysis 1.1]
Analysis 1.1. Comparison 1 Electromagnetic therapy versus sham therapy, Outcome 1 Ulcers healed at 90 days (complete case analysis).
[Analysis 2.1]
Analysis 2.1. Comparison 2 Electromagnetic therapy versus sham therapy, Outcome 1 Ulcers healed at 90 days (per ITT analysis: withdrawals considered as ulcers not healed).
[Analysis 3.1]
Analysis 3.1. Comparison 3 Electromagnetic therapy versus sham therapy, Outcome 1 Ulcers healed at 90 days (per ITT analysis: withdrawal considered as ulcers healed).
[Analysis 4.1]
Analysis 4.1. Comparison 4 Electromagnetic therapy versus sham therapy, Outcome 1 Ulcers healed at 50 days (ITT analysis).