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Venous Surgery Book – Now Available in Paperback

by – February 15, 2018

A venous surgery book, highlighting the latest advances in the treatment of varicose veins and venous leg ulcers, is now available in paperback.

Advances in Phlebology and Venous Surgery Volume 1 was edited by Prof Mark Whiteley and The Whiteley Clinic research fellow, Emma Dabbs. It contains chapters by some of the leading experts in venous surgery and endovenous treatments in the world.

Advances in Phlebology and Venous Surgery Volume 1 - Paperback - Editors Whiteley Dabbs ISBN 978-1908586032

Advances in Phlebology and Venous Surgery Volume 1 – Paperback – Editors Whiteley Dabbs ISBN 978-1908586032

The hardback version was released in December 2017 and the paperback version has just been released.

Topics covered in the venous surgery book:

  • linear endovenous energy (LEED) and how it should be reported
  • radiofrequency (RF) ablation of varicose veins
  • long-term results of endovenous thermal ablation of great saphenous vein (10 years after treatment)
  • optimising the treatment of varicose veins using radiofrequency-induced thermotherapy (RFiTT)
  • variations in outcomes following endovenous laser ablation dependent on wavelengths and fibre tips
  • the bubble trap technique to ensure safe endovenous laser ablation at the junction
  • endovenous laser ablation with a radial fibre
  • steam to ablate varicose veins
  • mechanochemical ablation (MOCA) of varicose veins
  • glue (cyanoacrylate) treatment of varicose veins
  • ambulatory surgery in primary and recurrent varicose veins – how things have progressed
  • patient experience of conscious surgery
  • patient reported outcomes (PROMS) and quality-of-life (QOL) scores for assessing varicose vein surgery outcomes
  • transvaginal duplex ultrasound scanning to diagnose pelvic vein reflux
  • pelvic vein embolisation of the ovarian and internal iliac veins for pelvic venous reflux
  • healing venous ulcers with endovenous surgery to superficial veins and incompetent perforators
  • healing venous ulcers by intervening on obstructed deep veins
  • popliteal vein compression syndrome
  • the use of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) in the deep veins of the pelvis
  • deep vein valve reconstruction and the “trapdoor” technique
  • tailoring antiplatelet and anticoagulation drugs on a patient’s genetic profile

This book, produced under the auspices of the College of Phlebology, is the first of a series of “Advances in Phlebology and Venous Surgery” books. The second volume is been prepared in conjunction with some of the new advances being presented at the College of Phlebology International Veins Meeting to be held in London on 14-16 March 2018 (http://www.collegeofphlebology.com/meeting2018/).

Links for paperback on Amazon:

USA and rest of world: https://www.amazon.com/Advances-Phlebology-Venous-Surgery-1/dp/1908586036/

UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Advances-Phlebology-Venous-Surgery-1/dp/1908586036/

To order from your local bookseller: ISBN-13: 978-1908586032

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