Sclerotherapy: Treatment of Varicose and Telangiectatic Leg Veins

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Mitchel P. Goldman, John J. Bergan, Jean-Jérôme Guex
Mosby Elsevier, 2007 - Medical - 439 pages
This 4th edition continues to provide the comprehensive coverage you've come to expect, of all aspects of sclerotherapy and surgical treatment of varicose and telangiectatic leg veins. It has been completely revised, with all figures and drawings now in full color. Packed with everything you need to know about sclerotherapy, this classic reference provides extensive discussions of the latest techniques, solutions, and possible complications. The practical instructions contained in the book are now complimented by a professionally produced DVD which demonstrates all of the techniques.

  • Adds a new international editor for a more global perspective.

  • Includes a new DVD demonstrating the techniques described in the book.

  • Contains new chapters on Endovenous Radiofrequency Ablation of Venous Insuffiency and on Foam Sclerotherapy to give you the latest information on these rapidly evolving areas.

  • Expands coverage of lasers and updates anatomical terms to comply with latest International Anatomical Classification.

  • Incorporates new algorithms to expedite clinical decision making.

  • Contains a chapter on starting and running Sclerotherapy practice.

  • Covers both medical and surgical treatment of varicose and telangiectatic leg veins.

  • Includes case studies in every chapter as a useful reference tool.

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Anatomy and Histology of the Venous
Adverse Sequelae and Complications
Pathophysiology of Varicose Veins

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About the author (2007)

John J. Bergan MD is founder of The Vein Institute in La Jolla and is a staff surgeon at Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla, California, USA. Ali F. AbuRahma, M.D. is Professor of Surgery at the Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center of West Virginia University, Charleston, West Virginia, USA. Dr Bergan is a world-renowned vascular surgeon who has already authored or edited twenty-nine textbooks, nine of which are on venous disorders, including, for Springer, Chronic Venous Insufficiency: Diagnosis and Treatment with Jeffrey Ballad (1-85233-172-0) and Atlas of Endoscopic Perforator Vein Surgery with Peter Gloviczki (3-540-76171-3). Dr Bergan and Dr AbuRahma have collaborated previously and were the editors of the Springer title Noninvasive Vascular Diagnosis (1-85233-128-3), which was published in November 1999.

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