Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology Series: Treatment of Leg Veins

2nd Edition

Text with DVD

Editors:

  • Murad Alam
  • Sirunya Silapunt
  • Key Features

    Optimize outcomes and improve your technique with guidance about common pitfalls and "tricks of the trade" from practically minded, technically skilled, hands-on clinicians.

    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

    Details

    No. of pages:
    192
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2011
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Saunders
    Print ISBN:
    9781437719222
    Electronic ISBN:
    9781437736175

    About the editors

    Murad Alam

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Chief, Section of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery, Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA

    Sirunya Silapunt

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, USA