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Table of Contents

1. Historical background
2. Epidemiology aEURO" the extent of the problem
3. The blood vessels of the lower limb: applied anatomy
4. Venous return from the lower limb: muscle pumps, normal and disordered function
5. Venous thrombosis: etiology, pathology, diagnosis, prevention and treatment
6. The pathology of leg ulcers and venous disorders
7. Microcirculation in venous ulcers
8. Differential diagnosis of leg ulcers
9. Diagnosis: history and examination
10. Anatomical diagnosis:
(a) Duplex ultrasound
(b) Venography of the lower extremity
11. Functional diagnosis: Plethysmography and venous pressure measurement
12. Compression therapy in venous leg ulcers
13. Primary ulcer healing: dressings and compression
14. Skin grafting of venous ulcers
15. Surgical treatment of superficial venous incompetence: surgery of the saphenous veins
16. Surgical treatment of superficial venous incompetence: recent advances
17. Surgery of perforating veins
18. Sclerotherapy in the treatment of varicose veins
19. Echosclerotherapy for the management of saphenous reflux
20. The place of deep venous reconstruction: indications, techniques, results
21. Treatment of venous obstruction
22. Treatment of ischemic ulceration
23. Venous surgery in ulcer management: a review
24. Recurrent ulceration: prevention, diagnosis and treatment
25. Compression hosiery: compression measurements and fitting
26. Pharmacological treatment in venous leg ulcers
27. Topical agents to promote wound healing

About the Author

David Negus MA DM MCh FRCS(Eng.) Emeritus Consultant Surgeon, University Hospital, Lewisham, UK; Honorary Senior Lecturer, Guy's, King's and St Thomas' School of Medicine, London, UK Philip D. Coleridge Smith MA DM FRCS(Eng.) Consultant Vascular Surgeon and Reader in Surgery, UCL Medical School, The Middlesex Hospital, London, UK John J. Bergan MD FACS(Hon) FRCS(Eng.) Clinical Professor of Surgery, University of California, San Diego, California; Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla, California; Vein Institute of La Jolla, California, USA


Need a book that gives you a good coverage of venous ulcers with some depth, good clinical wisdom, useful referencing for source material, is reasonably practical and easy to read? This is it. -- British Journal of Surgery 20060501

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