Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology Series: Treatment of Leg Veins book cover

Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology Series: Treatment of Leg Veins

Text with DVD

With its bound-in instructional DVD, Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology Series: Treatment of Leg Veins by Murad Alam, MD and Sirunya Silapunt, MD, offers practical, step-by-step visual guidance as well as expert hints and tips for performing a full range of cosmetic procedures including ambulatory phlebectomy, sclerotherapy, foam sclerotherapy, and laser surgery. Edited by the foremost pioneers in the field, this edition provides coverage of timely topics and advancements and includes new chapters on ultrasound techniques and compression. Case studies with more "before and after" clinical photographs depict cases as they present in practice, and an expanded collection of procedural video clips enables you to immediately implement the newest surgical procedures into your practice.



Hardbound, 192 Pages

Published: November 2010

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4377-1922-2


  • 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
    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)
    10. Appendices
    a. Organizations
    b. Equipment manufacturers and distributors
    c. Diagrams and forms



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