Patients at risk of the progression of chronic venous disease

Authors Audrey Meulendijks
Publication date 2021
Research groups Innovation in Healthcare Processes in Pharmacology
Type Doctoral Thesis


The objective of this thesis is to make a first step towards prevention of the progression of chronic venous disease and the development of a first venous leg ulcer in chronic venous disease patients. The aim is to identify chronic venous disease patients at risk of developing more severe clinical stages, provide insight in the lifestyle related risk factors, and provide an overview of current chronic venous disease care in the Netherlands.

Language English
Key words chronic venous disease, venous leg ulcers, progression, complications, thesis

Audrey Meulendijks