Intervention Review

Compression stockings for the initial treatment of varicose veins in patients without venous ulceration

  1. Sarah Shingler1,*,
  2. Lindsay Robertson2,
  3. Sheila Boghossian3,
  4. Marlene Stewart4

Editorial Group: Cochrane Peripheral Vascular Diseases Group

Published Online: 9 DEC 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 20 AUG 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008819.pub3

How to Cite

Shingler S, Robertson L, Boghossian S, Stewart M. Compression stockings for the initial treatment of varicose veins in patients without venous ulceration. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 12. Art. No.: CD008819. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008819.pub3.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Oxford Outcomes, Oxford, UK

  2. 2

    The Freeman Hospital, Department of Vascular Surgery, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

  3. 3

    The University of Edinburgh, Public Health Sciences, The Medical School, Edinburgh, UK

  4. 4

    University of Edinburgh, Centre for Population Health Sciences, Edinburgh, UK

*Sarah Shingler, Oxford Outcomes, Seacourt Tower, West Way, Oxford, OX2 0JJ, UK.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 9 DEC 2013


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