Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology Series: Treatment of Leg Veins - Textbook with DVD
Edited by Murad Alam, MD and Tri H. Nguyen, MD
Approx. 208 pages Approx. 400 illustrations
Trim size 7 11/16 X 10 7/16 in
Introducing a new title in the Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology Series! This lavishly illustrated reference provides practical guidance on the full range of procedures for the treatment of leg veins, and is edited by the foremost pioneers in the field! Includes an instructional DVD with procedural video clips so you can implement the newest procedures in to your practice immediately!
Covers the hottest topics in the treatment of leg veins.
Provides the “tricks of the trade” of practically minded, technically skilled, hands-on clinicians.
Features a wealth of color illustrations and photographs that depict cases as they present in practice.
Discusses common pitfalls and emphasizes how to optimize outcomes, enabling you to improve your technique.
Highlights emerging topics in the field, with guidance on the newest developments in cosmetic surgery.
Comprehensive DVD containing video clips of techniques and procedures as well as the experts’ hints and tips.
Table of Contents
Fundamental Concepts 1. Venous anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology 2. Presentations of venous disease a. Superficial venous insufficiency b. Deep venous insufficiency c. Differential diagnosis of clinical patterns Diagnostic Approach 3. Patient Evaluation (H&P) a. History and physical b. Clinical Etiologic Anatomic Pathologic (CEAP) classification c. Diagnostic studies d. Manual Doppler e. Duplex ultrasound f. Photoplethysmography g. Classification of venous disease Therapy 4. Therapeutic overview a. Role of Compression therapy b. Treatment of truncal or saphenous vein incompetence c. Treatment of non-truncal tributaries i. Small vessel disease ii. Large vessel disease d. Integrating therapeutic options 5. Sclerotherapy a. Standard technique b. Foam sclerotherapy c. Duplex guided sclerotherapy d. Empty vein technique 6. Laser surgery 7. Ambulatory Phlebectomy a. Leg varicosities b. Veins in other locations 8. Endovenous ablation a. VNUS Closure® (Radiofrequency Closure®) b. Endovenous laser 9. Surgical Approaches a. Stripping and Ligation b. Subfascial endoscopic perforator surgery (SEPS) Resources 10. Appendices a. Organizations b. Equipment manufacturers and distributors c. Diagrams and forms Index