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Venous Disease Simplified

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A educational publication suitable for consultants with an interest in venous disease, trainees in vascular surgery, vascular nurses and technologists. Chapters include: Venous disease: An overview of the history and importance of venous disease on modern practice; Epidemiology of venous disease: Causes and prevalence of venous disease and the effect on the health of the population; Signs and symptoms of venous disease: What are the important features in patients which will influence management?; Investigation of venous disease: How to interpret investigations and which patients should be referred to specialist centres; Quality of life and outcome assessment: What is the relative priority of varicose vein surgery compared to other procedures? Should asymptomatic varicose veins be offered surgery on the NHS?; Techniques of primary surgery for varicose veins: How to perform safe surgery together with likely complications and causes of complaint and litigation; Recurrent varicose vein surgery: Are there alternatives to re-exploration of the groin and poplteal fossa?; New methods of vein ablation: Discussion of modern technology and sclerotherapy techniques; Perforator surgery - the evidence: What is the justification for SEPS?; Management of telangiectasia: Fine needle sclerotherapy, laser and other techniques; Management of deep vein thrombosis: Risk factors, prophylaxis, investigation, caval filter for pulmonary embolus; Indications for venous reconstruction: Indications and success rates; The role of nurse led clinics: How can nurses and medical staff work together effectively?; Organisation of leg ulcer services: Diagnosis, role of surgery and skin grafting; Deep vein thrombosis and travel: The latest developments in "Ecomomy Class Syndrome".

Author Biography

A H Davies is Reader and Consultant Surgeon at Charing Cross Hospital & Imperial College, London. I F Lane is Consultant Vascular Surgeon, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff
Release date Australia
June 1st, 2006
Contributors
Edited by H. Davies Edited by I.F. Lane
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
b/w photos & illus
Imprint
TFM Publishing Ltd
Pages
248
Dimensions
210x150x17
ISBN-13
9781903378250
Product ID
2334405

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