Leg Ulcers: Diagnosis and Treatment / Edition 1by W. Westerhof
Internationally-renowned dermatologists and surgeons treat the various aspects of leg ulcers in this authoritative book. This is a complete guide to the diagnosis and management of leg ulcers for medical personnel.See more details below
Internationally-renowned dermatologists and surgeons treat the various aspects of leg ulcers in this authoritative book. This is a complete guide to the diagnosis and management of leg ulcers for medical personnel.
- Elsevier Health Sciences
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Table of Contents
Preface. List of contributors. Introduction (W. Westerhof). Historical aspects (A. Scholz). The epidemiology of leg ulcers (T.J. Ryan). Mechanisms of cutaneous wound repair (R.A.F. Clark). Differential diagnosis of leg ulcers (W. Westerhof, J.R. Mekkes, C.J.W. van Ginkel). Diagnostic procedures (W. Vanscheidt, H. Partsch). Leg ulcers due to venous insufficiency (V. Wienert, W. Vanscheidt, E. Rabe). Leg ulcers due to arterial insufficiency (J.S.P. Lumley, P. Hornick). Ulceration caused by microcirculatory disorders and necrotizing vasculitis (U. Schultz-Ehrenburg, N.G. Weindorf). The neuropathic foot (W.R. Faber, R.P.J. Michels, B. Naafs). Ulcers due to tumours (H. Kofler, P. Fritsch). Ulcers in haematological disorders (G.R. Serjant). Ulcers caused by physical or chemical injury (S. Manchini et al.). Ulceration caused by micro-organisms (M. Harahap). Miscellaneous causes of ulcerations of the lower legs (J. Castanet, J.P. Ortonne). Causes of delayed wound healing and optimization of the patient's condition (P. Paquet, C.M. Lapiére). Wound infections and antibacterial therapy (R. Niedner, E. Schöpf). Debridement: an essential step in wound healing (L. Hellgren, J. Vincent). Pharmacological treatment of leg ulcers (J. Chester, J.A. Dormandy). Wound dressing and local treatment (A.J. Nemeth, W.H. Eaglstein). Grafting techniques (P.B. Nanninga et al.). New therapeutic possibilities (H.P. Ehrlich). Vein valve transplant in chronic venous insufficiency (S.A. Taheri et al.). Organization of out-patient wound care for venous leg ulcers (H.J. Hulsebosch). Evaluation techniques for the assessment of wound healing (L. Hellgren, J. Vincent). Research on leg ulcers (W. Westerhof et al.). Index.
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