Affiliation: Medical University of Vienna
- Calf compression pressure required to achieve venous closure from supine to standing positionsBernhard Partsch
J Vasc Surg 42:734-8. 2005..Compression therapy needs to narrow the veins of patients with venous disorders to achieve a hemodynamic effect. This study investigated the external pressure necessary to narrow and occlude leg veins in different body positions...
- Indications for compression therapy in venous and lymphatic disease consensus based on experimental data and scientific evidence. Under the auspices of the IUPH Partsch
Dermatology and Angiology, Medical University of Vienna, Baumeistergasse 85, A 1160 Vienna, Austria
Int Angiol 27:193-219. 2008....
- Comparison of three portable instruments to measure compression pressureH Partsch
Int Angiol 29:426-30. 2010....
- Bed rest versus ambulation in the initial treatment of patients with proximal deep vein thrombosisHugo Partsch
Wilhelminen Hospital, Vienna, Austria
Curr Opin Pulm Med 8:389-93. 2002..By counteracting against venous stasis, walking exercises and compression therapy have an important impact on the clinical outcome and should therefore be addressed in future studies...
- Measurement of lower leg compression in vivo: recommendations for the performance of measurements of interface pressure and stiffness: consensus statementHugo Partsch
Medical University, Department of Dermatology, Vienna, Austria
Dermatol Surg 32:224-32; discussion 233. 2006..Interface pressure and stiffness characterizing the elastic properties of the material are the parameters determining the dosage of compression treatment and should therefore be measured in future clinical trials...
- Ambulation and compression after deep vein thrombosis: dispelling mythsHugo Partsch
Medical University Vienna, Austria
Semin Vasc Surg 18:148-52. 2005..Modern antithrombotic management of patients with acute venous thrombosis should include early ambulation in conjunction with appropriate compression therapy...
- The use of pressure change on standing as a surrogate measure of the stiffness of a compression bandageH Partsch
Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 30:415-21. 2005..To measure interface pressure and stiffness of short-stretch and long-stretch bandages applied with variable strength. These parameters have a deciding influence on the efficacy of compression therapy in chronic venous disease...
- Interface pressure and stiffness of ready made compression stockings: comparison of in vivo and in vitro measurementsHugo Partsch
Department of Dermatology, Medical University, Vienna, Austria
J Vasc Surg 44:809-14. 2006..This study compared pressure and stiffness of ready-made compression stockings (Venosan) of different classes, measured on the leg and by laboratory testing...
- Classification of compression bandages: practical aspectsHugo Partsch
Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Dermatol Surg 34:600-9. 2008..Compression bandages appear to be simple medical devices. However, there is a lack of agreement over their classification and confusion over the use of important terms such as elastic, inelastic, and stiffness...
- Intermittent pneumatic compression in immobile patientsHugo Partsch
University of Vienna, Baumeistergasse 85, A 1160 Vienna, Austria
Int Wound J 5:389-97. 2008..IPC not only reduces leg swelling but also augments the veno-lymphatic pump, which is essential for the restoration of the damaged microcirculation of the skin...
- Thigh compressionH Partsch
Phlebology 23:252-8. 2008..Thigh compression reduces oedema in patients with DVT and lymphoedema...
- Varicose veins and chronic venous insufficiencyH Partsch
Vasa 38:293-301. 2009..In addition correction of venous refluxes by surgery or endovenous procedures including echo-guided foam sclerotherapy should be considered in every single case...
- Narrowing of leg veins under compression demonstrated by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)H Partsch
Int Angiol 29:408-10. 2010..The aim of this paper was to demonstrate the usefulness of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for detecting the ability of compression material in narrowing superficial and deep veins in the lower extremity...
- Dose finding for an optimal compression pressure to reduce chronic edema of the extremitiesH Partsch
Private Practictioner, Vienna, Austria
Int Angiol 30:527-33. 2011..The aim of this paper was to measure volume reduction of a swollen extremity depending on the amount of pressure exerted by compression stockings and inelastic bandages...
- The static stiffness index: a simple method to assess the elastic property of compression material in vivoHugo Partsch
Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Dermatol Surg 31:625-30. 2005..The efficacy of compression therapy depends mainly on the exerted pressure and on the stiffness of the material...
- Is the determination of anti-beta2 glycoprotein I antibodies useful in patients with venous thromboembolism without the antiphospholipid syndrome?Kety Hsieh
Department of Internal Medicine I, Division of Haematology and Blood Coagulation, Vienna University Hospital, Wilheminenspital, Vienna, Austria
Br J Haematol 123:490-5. 2003..We conclude that determination of anti-beta2GPI antibodies does not improve the clinical management of patients with a history of VTE without LA/ACA...
- Dogmas and controversies in compression therapy: report of an International Compression Club (ICC) meeting, Brussels, May 2011Mieke Flour
Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Leuven, Leuven, Belgium Faculty of Health, Birmingham City University, Birmingham, UK Private Practice, Vienna, Austria Department of Angiology, Clinica Barbantini, Lucca, Italy URDIA Research Unit EA 4465, University Paris Descartes, Paris, France Laboratoires Innothera, Arcueil, France CircAid Medical, San Diego, CA, USA Malden and UMC St Radboud, Nijmegen, the Netherlands Skin and Wound Care Laboratory, 3M Deutschland GmbH, Neuss, Germany St Antoine Hospital, Paris, France ACI Medical, San Marcos, CA, USA Department of Vascular Surgery, Clinical Centre Nis, Nis, Serbia HIA Begin, St Mandé, France Department of Dermatology, Phlebology and Lympho Vascular Medicine, Drachten, the Netherlands Department of Dermatology and Allergology, University of Szeged, Szeged
Int Wound J 10:516-26. 2013..The ICC discussed 12 'dogmas' with areas 1 through 7 dedicated to materials and application techniques used to apply compression with the remaining topics (8 through 12) related to the indications for using compression. ..
- Compression stockings reduce occupational leg swellingHugo Partsch
Department of Dermatology, University of Vienna, Austria
Dermatol Surg 30:737-43; discussion 743. 2004..Evening edema of the legs is a physiologic phenomenon occurring after sitting and standing...
- Does thigh compression improve venous hemodynamics in chronic venous insufficiency?Hugo Partsch
Department of Dermatology, Wilhelminen Hospital, Vienna, Austria
J Vasc Surg 36:948-52. 2002..The aim of this study was to investigate the hemodynamic effects of thigh compression in patients with deep venous incompetence...
- Superficial thrombophlebitis and risk for recurrent venous thromboembolismVerena Schönauer
Department of Internal Medicine I, Division of Hematology and Hemostasis, Vienna University Hospital, Vienna, Austria
J Vasc Surg 37:834-8. 2003..Data on risk factors and incidence rates for ST are scarce. It is also unknown whether ST is a risk factor for recurrence of VTE...
- Immediate mobilisation in acute vein thrombosis reduces post-thrombotic syndromeH Partsch
Department of Dermatology, Wilhelminen Hospital, Vienna, Austria
Int Angiol 23:206-12. 2004..To investigate the effect of compression and immediate ambulation in the acute stage of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) on the development of postthrombotic syndrome (PTS)...
- Practical aspects of indirect lymphography and lymphoscintigraphyHugo Partsch
University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Lymphat Res Biol 1:71-3; discussion 73-4. 2003..For the functional evaluation of lymphatic drainage, quantitative measurement of the lymph node uptake can be performed. The practical implications of these diagnostic interventions are discussed...
- Therapy of deep vein thrombosis with low molecular weight heparin, leg compression and immediate ambulationH Partsch
Department of Dermatology, Wilhelminenspital, Vienna, Austria
Vasa 30:195-204. 2001..In addition, the presence of pulmonary emboli in one-third of those with calf vein thrombi emphasizes the importance of fully diagnosing and treating calf clots...
- Compression and walking versus bed rest in the treatment of proximal deep venous thrombosis with low molecular weight heparinH Partsch
Dermatological Department, Wilhelminenspital, and Angio Bellaria, Vienna, Austria
J Vasc Surg 32:861-9. 2000..The purpose of this randomized controlled trial was to evaluate the benefits of compression and walking exercises in comparison with bed rest in the acute stage of proximal deep venous thrombosis (DVT)...
- [Traveler's thrombosis: incidence, etiology, prevention]Wolfgang Schobersberger
Klinische Abteilung für Allgemeine und Chirurgische Intensivmedizin, Universitätsklinik für Anästhesie und Intensivmedizin, Innsbruck, Osterreich
Wien Klin Wochenschr 114:14-20. 2002....
- Controlled, comparative study of relation between volume changes and interface pressure under short-stretch bandages in leg lymphedema patientsRobert J Damstra
Department of Dermatology, Phlebology and Lymphology, Hospital Nij Smellinghe, Drachten, The Netherlands
Dermatol Surg 34:773-8; discussion 778-9. 2008..Pressure loss under short-stretch bandages (SSBs) is a well-known phenomenon and is thought to be related to bandage relaxation and poor quality of application...
- Appraisal of the information content of the C classes of CEAP clinical classification of chronic venous disorders: a multicenter evaluation of 872 patientsPatrick H Carpentier
Centre de Recherche Universitaire, Universite Joseph Fourier, La Léchère, France
J Vasc Surg 37:827-33. 2003..The objective was to evaluate, in a routine clinical setting, the information associated with each CEAP clinical class and their ascending severity and additivity...
- Influence of different materials in multicomponent bandages on pressure and stiffness of the final bandageGiovanni Mosti
Angiology Department, Clinica M D Barbantini, Lucca, Italy
Dermatol Surg 34:631-9. 2008..The physical characteristics of bandage kits, in which different materials are combined, cannot be predicted by laboratory tests. They can only be assessed in vivo by measuring the interface pressure and calculation of stiffness...
- Clinical and hemodynamic significance of corona phlebectatica in chronic venous disordersJean Francois Uhl
Varicose Vein Surgical Center, Neuilly sur Seine, France
J Vasc Surg 42:1163-8. 2005..Our aim was to analyze the clinical and hemodynamic correlations of corona to determine its significance and potential usefulness in classification grading and systems such as the CEAP classification...
- Secondary chronic venous disordersMark H Meissner
Department of Surgery, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle 98195, USA
J Vasc Surg 46:68S-83S. 2007..With respect to venous obstruction, iliocaval angioplasty and stenting has emerged as the primary treatment for proximal iliofemoral venous obstruction with surgical bypass assuming a secondary role...
- Immediate ambulation and leg compression in the treatment of deep vein thrombosisHugo Partsch
Dis Mon 51:135-40. 2005
- Regarding "Stroke after varicose vein foam injection sclerotherapy"Nick Morrison
J Vasc Surg 44:224-5; author reply 225-6. 2006
- Formation of edema and fluid shifts during a long-haul flightMarkus Mittermayr
Clinic for Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, The Leopold Franzens University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
J Travel Med 10:334-9. 2003..The aim of our study was to evaluate edema formation in the leg and to investigate possible fluid shifts to the interstitial space under real flight conditions...
- The "C" of CEAP: suggested definitions and refinements: an International Union of Phlebology conference of expertsClaudio Allegra
J Vasc Surg 37:129-31. 2003
- Nomenclature of the veins of the lower limbs: an international interdisciplinary consensus statementAlberto Caggiati
Department of Anatomy, University of Rome, Rome, Italy
J Vasc Surg 36:416-22. 2002..In addition, previously unnamed veins have received names relevant to their anatomy and clinical significance. Some of the terminology recommendations are innovative, but were judged to be correct by members of the committee...
- Interview with Dr. Hugo Partsch (by Jose Antonio Olivencia)Hugo Partsch
Dermatol Surg 28:281-3. 2002..and who is currently the President of the International Union of Phlebology? (Figure 1) The list of Professor Hugo Partsch's publications (more than 360) and his memberships in scientific committees and advisory boards would fill ..