Venous Ulcers

Venous Ulcers

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One of the only books discussing new advances in venous ulcer therapy, Venous Ulcers provides a comprehensive look at the molecular biology and pathophysiology of venous ulcers. It discusses the many new treatments currently being used that offer non-invasive treatment options to patients with venous ulcerations.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 368 pages
  • 154.94 x 231.14 x 22.86mm | 476.27g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • Illustrated; Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0123735653
  • 9780123735652
  • 2,129,925

Table of contents

SECTION I.
ETIOLOGY AND INITIAL EVALUATION OF THE PATIENT WITH CHRONIC VENOUS INSUFFICIENCY
Inflammation and the Pathophysiology of Chronic Venous Disease: Molecular Mechanisms
Microcirculation in Chronic Venous Insufficiency
Epidemiology of Venous Ulcers
Lower Extremity Ultrasound Evaluation and Mapping for evaluation of chronic venous disease
Hypercoagulable States Associated with Chronic Venous Insufficiency
The Chronically Swollen Leg: Finding the Cause - Theory and Practice
SECTION II.
NON-OPERATIVE MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC VENOUS INSUFFICIENCY
Compression Therapy of Chronic Venous Insufficiency
Wound Healing Adjuvant Therapy and Treatment Adherence
Negative Pressure Dressings in Venous Ulcers
Deep Venous Thrombosis and Prevention of the Post-Thrombotic Syndrome
SECTION III.
THERAPUTIC PROCEDURES FOR CHRONIC VENOUS INSUFFICIENCY
Results Comparing Compression Alone vs. Compression and Surgery in Treating Venous Ulceration
Superficial Surgery and Perforator Interruption in the Treatment of Venous Leg Ulcers
Endovascular Techniques for Superficial Vein Ablation in Treatment of Venous Ulcers
Treatment of Chronic Venous Insufficiency with Foam Sclerotherapy
Foam Treatment of Venous Leg Ulcers, the Initial Experience
Foam Treatment of Venous Leg Ulcers, a Continuing Experience
Ultrasound Guidance for Endovenous Treatment
Repair of Venous Valves in Severe Chronic Venous Insufficiency
SECTION IV.
SPECIAL TOPICS
Treatment of venous and combined ulcers with free tissue transfer for limb salvage
Diagnosis and Treatment of Major Venous Obstruction in Chronic Venous Insufficiency
The Venous Ulcer and Arterial Insufficiency
Topical negative pressure techniques in chronic leg ulcers
A Treatment Algorithm for Venous Ulcer: Current Guidelines
EPILOGUE
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