Description

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.

Key Features

* Leg ulcers are defined as a discontinuity of the epithelial surface; a local defect or excavation of the surface of the skin. * Venous ulceration tends to take a number of months to heal followed by frequent relapse to further episodes. * This work discusses the newest tools of patient investigation that have emerged in recent years that help to shorten patient recovery times and provide less invasive treatments

Readership

Primary: Researchers & clinicians in dermatology and cosmetic surgery Secondary: Students in dermatology and cosmetic surgery

Details

No. of pages:
368
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Print ISBN:
9780123735652
Electronic ISBN:
9780080549033

About the authors

John Bergan

Affiliations and Expertise

Vein Institute of La Jolla, CA, U.S.A.

Cynthia Shortell

Affiliations and Expertise

Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, U.S.A.