|Outcome||Surgery||Compression alone||RRR (95% CI)||NNT (CI)†|
|*Abbreviations defined in glossary; RRR, NNT, and CI calculated from hazard ratio in article.|
|†NNT refers to number of legs needed to treat.|
|12 month recurrence rates||12%||28%||60% (40 to 73)||6 (5 to 9)|
Superficial venous surgery plus compression reduced ulcer recurrence in chronic venous leg ulceration
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