Venous Disorders of the Legs: Principles and Practice

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Springer, 1999 - Medical - 139 pages
Venous Disorders of the Legs is intended to be a comprehensive introduction to the venous diseases of the legs. Directed at those who wish to discover the field of phlebology from the viewpoint of a practising phlebologist. It thoroughly covers the basic principles of phlebology, the unique anatomical changes of varicosis, its evaluation and the various treatment alternatives. Current concepts and attitudes are presented within this framework along with the controversies which surround them. The unique blend of information, personal experience and practical instruction mean that the interested reader should be able to integrate much of the information and many of the techniques presented directly into their own practice. The text is well supp orted by photographs and illustrations, many of which have been drawn by the author from direct observation. These will further assist the reader by exactly conveying important anatomical and morphological information.

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Contents

Anatomy of the Leg Weins
1
Perforating veins
14
Chronic venous hypertension
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