The Vein Book

The Vein Book

by John J. Bergan

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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.
  • Startling new treatment for venous thromboembolic disease
  • Details the condition of varicose veins, spider veins and thread veins and discusses treatment options
  • Radically effective treatment of leg ulcer
  • Clarification of the pathophysiology of Venous Insufficiency
  • Molecular mechanisms in the cause of varicose veins

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780080466439
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 12/14/2006
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 640
File size: 46 MB
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About the Author

John J. Bergan, MD, FACS, FACPh, FRCS, pioneered a new era of diagnosis and treatment for venous conditions, expanding the scope of research and discovering new frontiers in phlebology. As a clinical vascular surgeon, physician, scientist, and respected teacher of vascular surgery, he has published over 800 academic papers and authored or edited more than 40 textbooks. He has served as president for all the major vascular surgery societies and resided on editorial boards of all major surgical and vascular journals, including the Journal of Vascular Surgery, Annals of Vascular Surgery, and the British Journal of Surgery. Additionally, he was a co-founder of the American Venous Forum and American College of Phlebology.

Nisha Bunke-Paquette, MD, FACPh, is the Director of La Jolla Vein Care, Volunteer Clinical Instructor of Surgery at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine, member of the Scripps Ximed Medical Group.

Table of Contents

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


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