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CHIVA method for the treatment of chronic venous insufficiency

  1. Sergi Bellmunt-Montoya1,*,
  2. Jose Maria Escribano2,
  3. Jaume Dilme1,
  4. Maria José Martinez-Zapata3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Peripheral Vascular Diseases Group

Published Online: 3 JUL 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 22 DEC 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009648.pub2

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Bellmunt-Montoya S, Escribano JM, Dilme J, Martinez-Zapata MJ. CHIVA method for the treatment of chronic venous insufficiency. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 7. Art. No.: CD009648. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009648.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, IBB Sant Pau, Angiology, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Barcelona, Spain

  2. 2

    Hospital Universitario Vall d'Hebron, Angiology, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

  3. 3

    CIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública (CIBERESP), Spain, Iberoamerican Cochrane Centre. Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institute of Biomedical Research Sant Pau (IIB Sant Pau), Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

*Sergi Bellmunt-Montoya, Angiology, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, IBB Sant Pau, Sant Quinti No. 89, Barcelona, 08041, Spain. sbellmunt@santpau.cat.

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  2. Published Online: 3 JUL 2013

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