Tag: skin graft.

This Chapters Ending

In October 2016, I had a blood vein valve in my left leg fail. This caused blood to pool up and eventually it came out through the skin. I had a procedure to seal off the valve which left a surgery site about the size of a nickel. which in turn became infected with seven-eight…

Cleared by doctors

Just about 17 months ago I had to have surgery on a valve in the blood vein in my leg. This is the second time a valve has failed in the same leg. The surgery site became infected with eight different bacteria and since then I have had to clean the site 1-2 times a…

This is where we’re at…

I just heard these words from my wound doctor who is also a vascular surgeon, “This is where we’re at… A year ago this month I had to have vascular surgery on my lower left leg due to a failed blood vessel valve. Since that time I have been going into the wound therapy clinic…