Postpartum Varicose Veins: Supplementation with Pycnogenol or Elastic Compression-A 12-Month Follow-Up.
Int J Angiol 2017 Mar 29;26(1):12-19. Epub 2014 May 29.
Department of Biomedical Sciences, Irvine 3 Labs, CH-PE University, Pescara, Italy.
This open registry aimed to evaluate the clinical evolution of postpartum varicose veins (VVs), in healthy women after the second pregnancy, how these veins regain shape and competence, and possible treatments. The registry included two groups of women: (1) those who used elastic compression stockings, and (2) who used an oral venotonic agent (Pycnogenol, 100 mg/d). A total of 12 evaluation targets were established. Read More