Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology Series: Treatment of Leg Veins E-Book by Murad Alam, Sirunya Silapunt
Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology Series: Treatment of Leg Veins by Murad Alam, MD and Sirunya Silapunt, MD, offers practical, step-by-step visual guidance as well as expert hints and tips for performing a full range of cosmetic procedures including ambulatory phlebectomy, sclerotherapy, foam sclerotherapy, and laser surgery. Edited by the foremost pioneers in the field, this edition provides coverage of timely topics and advancements and includes new chapters on ultrasound techniques and compression. Case studies with more "before and after" clinical photographs depict cases as they present in practice and enables you to immediately implement the newest surgical procedures into your practice.
Optimize outcomes and improve your technique with guidance about common pitfalls and "tricks of the trade" from practically minded, technically skilled, hands-on clinicians.
Implement the newest surgical procedures into your practice with the guidance of an expanded, comprehensive collection of techniques.
Stay current with the emerging topics and newest developments in cosmetic surgery. New chapters cover the latest ultrasound-guided procedures and compression techniques.
See things as they appear in practice thanks to an abundance of color illustrations and case studies, including more "before and after" clinical photographs.
Chief, Section of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery, Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University, Chicago IL
Associate Professor, Dermatology and Otolaryngology; Director, Mohs and Dermatologic Surgery, University of Texas, Houston, TX; Ramsey Mellette JR, Director of Mohs Surgery, University of Colorado Health Center
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