Atlas of Endovascular Venous Surgery - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781437717907, 9780323245050

Atlas of Endovascular Venous Surgery

1st Edition

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Print ISBN: 9781437717907
eBook ISBN: 9780323245050
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 16th November 2011
Page Count: 512


Expand your surgical skills with Atlas of Endovascular Venous Surgery, by Dr. Jose Almeida. This easy-to-access, highly visual reference offers the comprehensive, step-by-step guidance you need to achieve optimal outcomes in the surgical treatment of venous disorders. Detailed, full-color intraoperative illustrations and high-quality video clips capture key teaching moments, allowing you to better understand the nuances of surgery and equipping you to perform cutting-edge procedures and enhance your practice. The latest in laser-assisted distal stripping procedures, new devices for the treatment of venous reflux, and an evidence-based summary of the American Venous Forum guidelines are among many hot topics covered. What’s more, you can access the fully searchable, complete text - along with image and video libraries - online at

Key Features

  • See exactly how to proceed with high-quality, intraoperative videos that capture crucial teaching moments and provide a walkthrough of endovascular procedures.
  • Access the full text, illustrations, video library, and more online at
  • Get clinical anatomy reviews for each procedure through full-color illustrations depicting key anatomy and anatomic approaches to venous surgeries.
  • Understand the correlation between imaging studies, anatomy, and surgical views by examining anatomy as seen in imaging modalities used during surgery - ultrasound, CT and MRI.
  • Effectively apply the latest knowledge, techniques, and technologies including LADS (laser assisted distal stripping), new devices for the treatment of venous reflux such as ClosureFAST, evidence-based summaries of guidelines from the American Venous Forum, and more!

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1 Venous Anatomy 1

CHAPTER 2 Noninvasive Testing 23

CHAPTER 3 Venous Pathophysiology 47

CHAPTER 4 Endovenous Thermal Ablation of Saphenous Reflux 71

CHAPTER 5 Radiofrequency Thermal Ablation 159

CHAPTER 6 Laser Thermal Ablation 173

CHAPTER 7 Chemical Ablation 185

CHAPTER 8 Treatment of Perforating Veins 201

CHAPTER 9 Ambulatory Phlebectomy 221

CHAPTER 10 Endovenous Approach to Recurrent Varicose Veins 243

CHAPTER 11 Treatment of Spider Telangiectasias 253

CHAPTER 12 Thromboembolic Disease 293

CHAPTER 13 Endovenous Placement of Inferior Vena Caval Filters 311

CHAPTER 14 Endovenous Thrombectomy and Thrombolysis 333

CHAPTER 15 Postthrombotic Syndrome 359

CHAPTER 16 Iliofemoral Venous Occlusive Disease 375

CHAPTER 17 Pelvic Congestion Syndrome and Ovarian Vein Reflux 397

CHAPTER 18 Endovenous Management of Central and Upper Extremity Veins 411

CHAPTER 19 Venous Malformations 433

CHAPTER 20 Treatment of Venous Ulcers 443

CHAPTER 21 Severity Scoring and Outcomes Measurement 457

CHAPTER 22 Evidence-Based Summary of Guidelines from the American Venous Forum and the Society for Vascular Surgery 473


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