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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Leg -- Blood-vessels -- Diseases,
  • Varicose veins,
  • Extremities, Lower -- Lymphatics -- Diseases,
  • Vascular Diseases,
  • Leg -- blood supply,
  • Lymphatic Diseases -- complications,
  • Lymphatic System -- physiopathology

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementDavid Tibbs ..[et al.].
SeriesOxford medical publications
ContributionsTibbs, David J.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC951 .V36 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 254 p. :
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1000374M
ISBN 100192627627
LC Control Number96039274

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Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Varicose veins, venous disorders, and lymphatic problems in the lower limbs has been written with this in mind and succeeds in providing a comprehensive practical guide on the diagnosis and management of venous disorders, deep vein thrombosis, and oedema in the lower limb. Varicose veins are dilated, often palpable subcutaneous veins with reversed blood flow, most commonly found in the legs. Estimates of the prevalence of varicose veins vary. Visible varicose veins in the lower limbs are estimated to affect at least a third of the population. There is little reliable information available in the literature on the proportion of people with varicose veins .   Mortimer PS. The swollen limb and lymphatic problems. In: Tibbs DJ, Sabiston DC, Davies MG, Mortimer PS, Scurr JH. Varicose veins, venous disorders and lymphatic problems in the lower limb. Oxford: Oxford University Press, Cited by:

Chronic venous diseases of the lower limbs are one of the common and disabling condi‐ tions with clinical signs and symptoms ranging from spider veins, to varicose veins or. Varicose veins are superficial veins that have become enlarged and twisted. Typically they occur just under the skin in the legs. Usually they result in few symptoms but some may experience fullness or pain in the area. Complications may include bleeding or superficial thrombophlebitis. When varices occur in the scrotum it is known as a varicocele while those around the anus are Complications: Bleeding, superficial thrombophlebitis. The Vein Book is a comprehensive reference on veins and venous circulation. In one volume it provides complete, authoritative, and up-to-date information about venous function and dysfunction, bridging the gap between clinical medicine and basic science.   Ulceration of the lower limb affects 1% of the adult population and % of people older than 65 years. Leg ulcers are debilitating and painful and greatly reduce patients' quality of life. Ulcer healing has been shown to restore quality of life. Lower limb ulceration tends to be recurrent, and the total annual cost of leg ulceration to the NHS has been estimated at £ by:

x Mortimer PS. The swollen limb and lymphatic problems. In: Tibbs DJ, Sabiston DC, Davies MG, Mortimer PS, Scurr JH. Varicose veins, venous disorders and lymphatic problems in the lower limb. Oxford: Oxford University Press, x Levick JR. An introduction to cardiovascular physiology.2nd ed. Oxford: Butterworth›Henemann, An old friendCited by: Lymphatic Problems, Lymphedema & Lymphatic Therapy. Lymphatic Drainage of the Skin and Breast: Locating the Sentinel Nodes () A Primer on Lymphedema () Varicose Veins, Venous Disorders, and Lymphatic Problems in the Lower Limbs (). Chronic venous diseases of the lower limbs are one of the common and disabling conditions with clinical signs and symptoms ranging from spider veins, to varicose veins or even to venous ulceration, effecting patient’s quality of life negatively, particularly in relation to the domains of pain, physical function and mobility. It is not only a serious medical condition but also an Author: Mahmut Surmeli, Ozlem Cinar Ozdemir. VENOUS AND LYMPHATIC DISEASES. A review by John J. Bergan This book is deceptive. Sitting on the desk it looks like a small novel. However, a glance at the Table of Contents reveals otherwise. Few books attempt to cover all of the problems of venous disorders, as well as those affecting the lymphatic systems of the extremities.