9780071485425

Sclerotherapy and Vein Treatment, Second Edition SET

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    9780071485425

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    0071485422

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 2011-12-07
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
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A complete, full-color guide to vein disease diagnosis and treatmentAuthored by some of the world's leading experts in the diagnosis and treatment of venous diseases and enhanced by 450 full-color illustrations, this resource provides a comprehensive yet practical approach to these diseases. New technologies for diagnosis are included as are new treatments including micro-phlebotomy and laser treatment. A bonus DVD demonstrates how to perform important procedures.

Author Biography

Robert A. Weiss, M.D. Associate Professor of Dermatology at Johns Hopkins, trained in dermatology at the Johns Hopkins University after graduating from Columbia University and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He did additional fellowship training at the National Institutes of Health. Board-certified, he has been a featured speaker for the American Academy of Dermatology for many years, as well as speaking to other national and international audiences. He is the Treasurer of the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, and served as President of the American College of Phlebology (formerly the North American Society of Phlebology) from 1996 to 1998. He is a member of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. He has published extensively on many subjects, especially varicose vein treatment, sclerotherapy, lasers, and cosmetic dermatology surgery. His expertise on these topics has led to his appearances on many TV shows such as "20/20" and "The Today Show."

Margaret A. Weiss, M.D. is an Assistant Professor of Dermatology. Board-certified, she is a member of the leading society in the field of venous diseases, the American College of Phlebology, and is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and American Society of Dermatologic Surgery. Her teaching and publications in the field of sclerotherapy have led to numerous interviews and TV appearances, including "Good Morning, America" and "Health Week" on PBS. Dr. Weiss' other interests include laser surgery and cosmetic dermatology, such as chemical peels, Botox, and collagen injections. She has served as President of the Maryland Dermatologic Society.

Table of Contents

Background
The Spectrum of Venous Disease
Venous Anatomy
Histology
Venous Physiology and Pathophysiology
Common Patterns of Abnormal Veins
Diagnosis
History and Physical Exam
Common Clinical Presentations
Continuous Wave Doppler
Other Tests for Venous Evaluation
Venous Imaging/ Duplex Ultrasound
Treatment
Patient Education and Informed Consent
Treatment of Large Varicose Veins
Treatment of Small Veins
Sclerosing Solutions
Compression
Veins at Other Sites
Facial Veins
Contraindications and Other Considerations
Duplex Ultrasound Guided Sclerotherapy
Lasers and High Intensity Pulsed Light
Surgery for Truncal Varicose Veins
Ambulatory Phlebectomy
Radiofrequency Mediated Endovenous Occlusion
Appendices
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