Dermatology

Laser Surgery

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Introduction • The problem being treated Prominent leg veins affect as many as 41% of women and 15% of men in the United States. Vascular pathology can be divided into…

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Ambulatory Phlebectomy

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Introduction Already described in Roman times and in the Middle Ages, and rediscovered by the Swiss dermatologist Robert Muller, ambulatory phlebectomy (AP) is a safe and effective surgical technique that…

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Sclerotherapy

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Introduction The object of this chapter is to enable the reader to recognize a variety of clinically observable features that underlie the occurrence of successful or unsuccessful results following sclerotherapy….

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Endovenous Thermal Ablation

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Introduction Chronic venous disorders (CVD) of the lower extremity are common problems caused by venous hypertension. In many cases, CVD are the result of incompetent valves in one or more…

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Compression Therapy

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Introduction Venous insufficiency is an extremely common problem. According to the Framingham study, there are more persons in the US with venous insufficiency than with coronary and peripheral artery disease….

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An Overview of Therapy for Leg Veins

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Introduction Depending on the size and location of the leg veins to be treated, any of a multitude of therapeutic options may be appropriate. While selecting the correct treatment techniques…

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Presentations of Venous Disease

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Introduction Venous disease encompasses a wide spectrum of clinical manifestations, from asymptomatic spider veins on the legs, to intermittently bulging branches of the greater saphenous vein extending across the knee,…

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