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The Vein Book is a comprehensive reference on veins and venous circulation. In one volume it provides complete, authoritative, and up-to-date information about venous function and dysfunction, bridging the gap between clinical medicine and basic science. It is the single authoritative resource which consolidates present knowledge and stimulates further developments in this rapidly changing field.


Chapter 1: Historical Introduction Chapter 2: Venous Embryology and Anatomy Chapter 3: Epidemiology of Chronic Peripheral Venous Disease Chapter 4: Venous Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathophysiology Chapter 5: Role of Physiologic Testing in Venous Disorders Chapter 6: Inappropriate Leukocyte Activation in Venous Disease Chapter 7: Molecular Basis of Venous Insufficiency Chapter 8: Chronic Venous Insufficiency: Molecular Abnormalities and Ulcer Formation Chapter 9: Pathophysiology of Chronic Venous Insufficiency Chapter 10: Mechanism and Effects of Compression Therapy Chapter 11: Classifying Venous Disease Chapter 12: Risk Factors, Manifestations, and Clinical Examination of the Patient with Primary Venous Insufficiency Chapter 13: Sclerosing Solutions Chapter 14: Sclerotherapy Treatment of Telangiectasias Chapter 15: Complications and Adverse Sequelae of Sclerotherapy Chapter 16: Laser Treatment of Telangiectasias and Reticular Veins Chapter 17: Overview: Treatment of Venous Insufficiency Chapter 18: Ultrasound Examination of the Patient with Primary Venous Insufficiency Chapter 19: Conventional Sclerotherapy versus Surgery for Varicose Veins Chapter 20: Sclerotherapy and Ultrasound-Guided Sclerotherapy Chapter 21: Sclerofoam for Treatment of Varicose Veins Chapter 22: Sclerosants in Microfoam: A New Approach in Angiology Chapter 23: Ultrasound-Guided Catheter and Foam Therapy for Venous Insufficiency Chapter 24: Principles of Treatment of Varicose Veins by Sclerotherapy and Surgery Chapter 25: Inversion Stripping of the Saphenous Vein Chapter 26: Neovascularization: An Adverse Response to Proper Groin Dissection Chapter 27: Principles of Ambulatory Phlebectomy Chapter 28: Powered Phlebectomy in Surgery of Varicose Veins Chapter 29: Endovenous Laser (EVL) for Saphenous Vein Ablation Chapter 30: Effects of Different Laser Wavelengths on Treatment of Varices Chapter 31: VNUS Closure of the Saphenous Vein Chapter 32: Treatment of Small Saphenous Vein Reflux Chapter 33: Classification and Treatment of Recurrent Varicose Veins Chapter 34: Use of System-Specific Questionnaires and Determination of Quality of Life after Treatment of Varicose Veins Chapter 35: Pelvic Congestion Syndrome: Diagnosis and Treatment Chapter 36: The Epidemiology of Venous Thromboembolism in the Community: Implications for Prevention and Management Chapter 37: Fundamental Mechanisms in Venous Thrombosis Chapter 38: Congenital and Acquired Hypercoagulable Syndromes Chapter 39: New Ways to Prevent Venous Thromboembolism: The Factor Xa Inhibitor Fondaparinux and the Thrombin Inhibitor Ximelagatran Chapter 40: Diagnosis of Deep Vein Thrombosis Chapter 41: Thrombotic Risk Assessment: A Hybrid Approach Chapter 42: Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in the General Surgical Patient Chapter 43: Conventional Treatment of Deep Venous Thrombosis Chapter 44: The Diagnosis and Management of Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia Chapter 45: Operative Venous Thrombectomy Chapter 46: Permanent Vena Cava Filters: Indications, Filter Types, and Results Chapter 47: Complications of Vena Cava Filters Chapter 48: Temporary Filters and Prophylactic Indications Chapter 49: Thrombolytic Therapy for Acute Venous Thrombosis Chapter 50: Percutaneous Mechanical Thrombectomy in the Treatment of Acute Deep Venous Thrombosis Chapter 51: Mechanical Thrombectomy and Thrombolysis for Acute Deep Venous Thrombosis Chapter 52: Diagnosis and Management of Primary Axillo-Subclavian Venous Thrombosis Chapter 53: Subclavian Vein Obstruction: Techniques for Repair and Bypass Chapter 54: The Primary Cause of Chronic Venous Insufficiency Chapter 55: Conventional Surgery for Chronic Venous Insufficiency Chapter 56: Subfascial Endoscopic Perforator Vein Surgery (SEPS) for Chronic Venous Insufficiency Chapter 57: Ultrasound-Guided Sclerotherapy (USGS) of Perforating Veins in Chronic Venous Insufficiency Chapter 58: Perforating Veins Chapter 59: Importance, Etiology, and Diagnosis of Chronic Proximal Venous Outflow Obstruction Chapter 60: Treatment of Iliac Venous Obstruction in Chronic Venous Disease Chapter 61: Endovenous Management of Iliocaval Occlusion Chapter 62: Popliteal Vein Entrapment Chapter 63: Valvuloplasty in Primary Venous Insufficiency: Development, Performance, and Long-Term Results Chapter 64: Prosthetic Venous Valves Chapter 65: Post-Thrombotic Syndrome: Clinical Features, Pathology, and Treatment Index


ISBN-13: 9780080466439
Publisher: Elsevier (Academic Press Inc)
Publication date: November, 2006
Pages: 640

Subcategories: Cardiovascular Medicine, Haematology, Physiology