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Handbook of venous disorders : guidelines of the American Venous Forum

Author: Peter Gloviczki; James S T Yao
Publisher: London ; New York : Arnold, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

Substantial information has emerged in many areas of acute and chronic venous disease, on venous malformations and lymphatic disorders. This edition takes account of these developments and provides  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Practice Guideline
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All Authors / Contributors: Peter Gloviczki; James S T Yao
ISBN: 034076130X 9780340761304
OCLC Number: 48550707
Description: xiv, 557 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Part 1 Basic consideration: venous and lymphatic diseases - a historical review; the development and anatomy of the venous system; the physiology and haemodynamics of the venous circulation; the prevalence and natural history of acute deep venous thrombosis; the path physiology and haemodynamics of chronic venous insufficiency; the pathology and cell biology of chronic venous insufficiency. Part 2 Evaluation and diagnosis: clinical examination of patients with acute and chronic venous disease; hypercoagulable states in venous disease; the classification and diagnostic evaluation of chronic venous disease; indirect non-invasive tests (plethysmography); direct non-invasive tests (duplex scan) for the evaluation of acute venous disease; direct non-invasive tests (duplex scan) for the evaluation of chronic venous obstruction and valvular incompetence; lower extremity ascending and descending venography; direct venous pressure measurement - role in the assessment of venous disease; upper extremity venography; computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis of acute thromboembolism and chronic venous disorders. Part 3 Management of acute venous disease: superficial thrombophlebitis; medical treatment of acute deep venous thrombosis; catheter directed thrombolysis for treatment of acute deep venous thrombosis; surgical treatment of acute deep venous thrombosis; endovascular and surgical of acute axillary-subclavian venous thrombosis.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Gloviczki and James S.T. Yao.
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