May 29th, 2009

Podcast 45: Prof. Martin Dennis discusses new findings discouraging the use of compression stockings after stroke

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Compression stockings, widely used to prevent DVT in patients after stroke, don’t work, according to new research published in Lancet. We’ve got the principal investigator, Martin Dennis of the University of Edinburgh, to talk with about this.

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