Chronic Venous Insufficiency - Davies, Lumsden 9781935395096

Chronic Venous Insufficiency
Chronic Venous Insufficiency

Chronic Venous Insufficiency - Davies, Lumsden 9781935395096

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Chronic Venous Insufficiency

Volume 1 of the Contemporary Endovascular Management Series

Editors: Mark G. Davies; and Alan B. Lumsden

Product Details:
Published May 2011
ISBN: 9781935395096
Trim size: 7 x 10 inches
240 pages, full color interior
Format: Hardcover; eBook


Chronic Venous Insufficiency, the first volume in the Contemporary Endovascular Management series, presents a current, succinct review of the rapidly evolving field of venous disease. In recognition of the significant effects of venous disease on patients and the quickly changing modes of therapy in the field, this volume fulfills the need for a comprehensive assessment of the treatment paradigms and innovative techniques now available. Volume 1 examines varicose veins, chronic venous reconstructions, and arteriovenous malformations from initial presentation through imaging and diagnosis to general and advanced therapies. As leaders in their field, the authors of Chronic Venous Insufficiency focus their contributions on current and relevant research and facts, specifically aiming to close knowledge gaps as well as to provide essential information for the practicing physician, the trainee, and the midlevel provider.

Audiences for Chronic Venous Insufficiency: 

  • Vascular surgeons

  • Phlebologists

  • Vascular surgery residents and fellows

  • Interventional radiologists

  • General surgeons with interest in veins

  • Cardiologists (peripheral vascular practice)

The Contemporary Endovascular Management series is designed to be a focused, relevant, and timely review of the modern aspects of imaging and intervention in specific vascular beds. Each volume in the series addresses one vascular bed and equips readers with the current information necessary for vascular practice using a clear and easy-to-access format.

Audiences for Contemporary Endovascular Management series: 

  • Vascular surgeons

  • Cardiologists (peripheral vascular practice)

  • Interventional radiologists

  • Invasive nephrologists and neurologists


Mark G. Davies, MD, PhD, MBA; Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center, The Methodist Hospital, Houston

Alan B. Lumsden, MD; Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center, The Methodist Hospital, Houston

Table of Contents:

Peter Neglén

Mark G. Davies

Part 1: Varicose Veins

1. Overview of Therapy for Varicose Veins
Johann M. Lohr

2. Chronic Venous Insufficiency:
Comprehensive Treatment Guided by Investigation and Classification
Michael A. Vasquez, Carolyn E. Munschauer

3. Duplex Imaging of Varicose Veins
R. Eugene Zierler

4. The Role of Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance
in Venous Imaging
Jean Bismuth, Dipan Shah, Christof Karmonik

5. Endovenous Radiofrequency Ablation: 
Indications, Techniques, and Outcomes
E. Acquista and Alan M. Dietzek

6. Laser Ablation: Indications, Techniques, and Outcomes
Robert J. Min

7. Sclerotherapy of Spider Veins, Reticular Veins, and Varicose Veins:
Indications, Techniques, and Outcomes
Johann M. Lohr and Angela N. Fellner

8. Foam Sclerotherapy for the Treatment of Chronic Venous Insufficiency
Javier Anaya-Ayala

9. Perforator Surgery: Indications, Techniques, and Outcomes
Nyla Ismail, Eric K. Peden

Part 2: Chronic Venous Reconstructions

10. Stenting of Chronic Obstruction: Indications, Techniques, and Outcomes
Peter Neglén

11. Venous Bypass: Indications, Technique, Summary of Clinical Data
Joseph J. Ricotta II, Peter Gloviczki

12. Valve Disease: Is It Really Important?
Kevin G. Burnand

13. Valve Reconstruction: Current Developments
Dusan Pavcnik

14. Valve Reconstruction Therapy:
Indications, Technique, Summary of Clinical Data
Peter Neglén

Part 3: Special Circumstances

15. Nutcracker Syndrome
Joseph J. Naoum

16. Pelvic Congestion
Colleen J. Moore and Robert B. McLafferty

Part 4: Venous Malformations

17. Venous Malformations: Pathophysiology, Classification, Incidence
Francis Marshalleck, Michael C. Dalsing

18. Venous Malformations: Workup, Management, and Outcomes
Alan B. Lumsden