Sclerotherapy in Dermatology

by Sacchidanand S, Nagesh TS

This book focuses on Sclerotherapy in Dermatology. Dermatology is a branch of medicine which relies heavily on outpatient treatment and also managing several incapacitating diseases as inpatients. Dermatosurgery is evolving as a sub-specialty in itself and various newer surgical modalities of treatment have been added to the dermatosurgeons’ armamentarium. Varicose veins and its skin manifestations is a very common problem presenting to the dermatology outpatient departments. Sclerotherapy done in the early stages is a very useful tool in the management of varicose veins and also to prevent the complications of varicose veins. This book consists of 11 chapters, which include venous anatomy, pathophysiology of varicose veins, skin changes in venous insufficiency, evaluation of varicose veins, compression therapy following sclerotherapy, sclerosing solutions, sclerotherapy for varicose veins, foam sclerotherapy, complications of sclerotherapy, and surgical treatment of varicose veins. This book provides a simple and comprehensive guide to the practitioners about sclerotherapy. This book is useful for the postgraduate students, dermatologists, and surgeons.


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Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. S Sacchidanand
Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Medical Education, Government of Karnataka, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
2. TS Nagesh Sapthagiri Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Center, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
ISBN 9789352702060
Speciality Dermatology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18040
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2018
Pages 141
Book Type Professional


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