The only text specifically devoted to the subject, this Second Edition serves as a complete and practical guide for office-based surgical treatment of varicose veins-providing numerous illustrations showcasing the anatomy of varicose veins, as well as step-by-step coverage of the ambulatory phlebectomy technique.
Indications and Definition. Anatomical Bases of Ambulatory Phlebectomy. Examination of the Patient with Varicose Veins. Selection of Patients for Office V. V. Surgery. Staging of Surgery. Preoperative Marking. Anesthesia. Position of Patient During Surgery. Phlebectomy. Postoperative Medication and Bandaging. Patient Discharge. Postoperative Management and Follow-Up. Small Saphenous Vein Phlebectomy. Postoperative Compression. High Ligation Division and Groin to Knee Stripping of the GSV. Complications and Untoward Sequela of Ambulatory Phlebectomy. Phychological Aspects. Advantages of Ambulatory Phlebectomy and Office Varicose Vein Surgery. Setting up a Varicose Vein Surgery Practice. Autologous Vein Transplatation for Correction of Dermal Atrophic Changes. Treatment of the Greater Saphenous Vein with Endoluminal Laser or Radiofrequency Closure. Instructions for Patients Affected by Chronic Venous Insufficiency