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Fundamentals of Phlebology: Venous Disease for Clinicians

2nd Edition

By Helane S Fronek

CRC Press

112 pages

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Venous disorders, while generally not life-threatening, affect millions worldwide, causing pain, disability and negatively impacting the lives of sufferers. Enormous advances have been made recently in treatments, providing minimally invasive solutions, increasing rates of success, low rates of morbidity and better care for a greater number of

Table of Contents

Contributing authors Foreword by John Bergan Preface 1. Venous anatomy and pathophysiology 2. Evaluation of the patient with venous disease 3. Conservative therapy for venous disease 4. Principles of the treatment of superficial venous disease 5. Sclerosing solutions 6. Sclerotherapy of telangiectasias and reticular veins 7. Technique for schlerosing varicose veins 8. Complications of sclerotherapy 9. Treatment of leg telangiectasias with lasers and high-intensity pulsed light 10. Endovenous thermal ablation in the management of varicose veins 11. Surgery for varicose veins 12. Ambulatory phlebectomy 13. Anesthesia for phlebological surgery in the office 14. Venous leg ulcers: modern evaluation and management 15. Thrombosis and thrombophlebitis 16. CEAP classification of venous disorders 17. Setting up a phlebology practice 18. About the American College of Phlebology Index

About the Author

Helane Fronek MD FACP FACPh
San Diego, California, USA and Past President of the American College of Phlebology

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED010000
MEDICAL / Cardiology
MED085050
MEDICAL / Surgery / Vascular