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Vein Handbook

The Layman’s Handbook of Venous Disorders

Adapted from the Handbook of Venous Disorders; Guidelines of the American Venous Forum, Third Edition (Hodder Arnold, London 2009), Editor: Dr. Peter Gloviczki, MD, Associate Editors: Dr. Michael C. Dalsing, MD, Dr. Bo G. Eklof, MD, Dr. Gregory L. Moneta, MD and Dr. Thomas W. Wakefield, MD.

An on-line book, The Layman’s Handbook of Venous Disorders, designed to assist you with terms, treatment options, and answers to frequently asked questions about venous diseases.

The text of one of the most comprehensive textbooks on venous disorders has been adapted and rewritten in 20 chapters in Layman’s terms for easy understanding. The Editors of the Web-based publication, Dr. Michael C. Dalsing and Dr. Gary W. Lemmon, had two goals in mind: increase awareness of venous disease and educate the American public and our patients with acute and chronic venous disorders.The publication provides essential information on the cause, presentation and up-to-date management of venous diseases. Considerable new data are available on prevention and treatment of blood clots, leg swelling, varicose veins and venous ulcers.

The chapters, designed specifically for the web, are concise, easy to read, provide clear images, and each includes a section for frequently asked questions. Scan the Index or enter a key word, such as “varicose,” in the search box above to instantly find answers to your questions.

The illustrations were graciously provided by Dr. Stephen Gale.

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