Sclerotherapy and Vein Treatment, Second Edition SET

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McGraw Hill Professional, Jan 6, 2012 - Medical - 248 pages

The complete guide to venous disease diagnosis and treatment, both medical and surgical

Includes procedure tutorial on DVD!

Widely acclaimed in its first edition, Sclerotherapy and Vein Treatment, 2e spans the entire scope of diagnosing and treating varicose and telangiectatic veins.

Reflecting both medical and surgical alternatives, this comprehensive, yet practical, guide offers cutting-edge insights from some of the world’s most prominent experts on the management of venous disease. You will find step-by-step procedural guidance, supported by hundreds of superb full-color illustrations that add clarity to the text and depict the techniques of successful cannulation.

Features:

  • Provides a hands-on overview of medical and surgical techniques
  • Covers the latest advances, including new diagnostic technologies, micro-phlebectomy, foam sclerotherapy, and lasers and high intensity pulsed light
  • Includes contraindications, difficult problems, complications, and case studies of common problems
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    Contents

    The Spectrum of Venous Disease
    1
    Venous Anatomy
    6
    Histology
    15
    Venous Physiology and Pathology
    18
    Common Patterns of Abnormal Veins Guide and Summary by Region
    24
    History and Physical Examination
    35
    Common Clinical Presentations
    43
    Continuous Wave Doppler
    51
    Veins at Other Sites
    121
    Facial Veins
    128
    Special Situations and Problems
    138
    Foam Sclerotherapy
    143
    Lasers and HighIntensity Pulsed Light
    148
    Endovenous Laser Ablation
    164
    Ambulatory Phlebectomy
    173
    RF Endovenous Occlusion Closure or ClosureFast
    186

    Physiologic and Other Tests for Venous Evaluation
    57
    Venous ImagingDuplex Ultrasound
    64
    Patient Education and Informed Consent
    76
    Sclerotherapy of Large Varicose Veins
    79
    Sclerotherapy of Small Veins
    88
    Sclerosing Solutions
    97
    Compression
    108
    Minimizing and Treating Complications
    196
    Outfitting the Phlebology Practice
    208
    Manufacturers
    217
    Forms for the Sclerotherapy Practice
    221
    Terminology for Billing and Encounter Forms 228
    228
    Index
    229
    Copyright

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    About the author (2012)

    Robert A. Weiss, MD, FAAD, FACPh
    Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    Baltimore, MD
    Director, Maryland Laser, Skin and Vein Institute
    Hunt Valley, MD
    Past President, American College of Phlebology
    Past President, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery

    Margaret A. Weiss, MD, FAAD
    Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    Baltimore, MD
    Director, Maryland Laser, Skin and Vein Institute
    Hunt Valley, MD

    Karen Beasley, MD, FAAD
    Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology
    The University of Maryland School of Medicine
    Baltimore, MD
    The Maryland Laser, Skin and Vein Institute
    Hunt Valley, MD

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