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Volume 2013, Article ID 686491, 6 pages
Clinical Study

Compression Stockings for Treating Venous Leg Ulcers

1Cardiology Unit, HIA Bégin, 69 Avenue de Paris, 94160 Saint Mandé, France
2URDIA, Université des Saints Pères, 15 Rue des Saints Pères, 75006 Paris, France

Received 2 August 2012; Revised 4 November 2012; Accepted 26 December 2012

Academic Editor: Marisa Herson

Copyright © 2013 J. P. Benigni et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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