Venous Disorders of the Legs: Principles and Practice
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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anatomic ankle anticoagulation arterial augmentation blood flow calf muscles cause changes clinical compression decrease deep system deep veins deep venous develop diagnosis diameter dilated distal duplex edema empty evaluation fascia femoral vein Figure foot gastrocnemius greater saphenous vein groin healing heparin incision incompetent perforating veins injection sclerotherapy knee lesser saphenous ligation method mmHg muscle pump muscular normal obstruction occlusion outflow patient phlebectomy phlebologists pigmentation popliteal fossa popliteal vein position posterior arch vein posterior medial posterior tibial veins probe problem pulmonary refilling reflux reticular veins saphenous junction saphenous systems saphenous trunks sclerosant sclerotherapy side-effects skin spider veins stripper stripping subcutaneous superficial system surgeons surgery technique telangiectasias thrombosis thrombus tissue tourniquet treated treatment of varicose Trendelenburg tributaries ultrasonography ultrasound upward usually valves valvular varices varicose veins vascular vein wall venous disease venous hypertension venous insufficiency venous pressure venous system venous ulcers