Venous and Lymphatic Diseases

Hardcover | January 7, 2011

byRobert Dieter, Jr., Raymond Dieter, III, Raymond Dieter

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The definitive overview of venous and lymphatic diseases—complete with 400 color images

"This is a valuable resource for any physician taking care of patients with venous and/or lymphatic disorders. It is an up-to-date, comprehensive book on the diagnosis and treatment of patients with these often under-recognized disorders. Well written, with many high quality illustrations, figures, and tables, this book will serve as an important reference for many students and practitioners in a variety of specialties."--Doody's Review Service

Presented in full color and written by a world-renowned author team, this all-in-one guide covers every key aspect of disorders affecting the venous and lymphatic systems.Venous and Lymphatic Diseases opens with fundamental topics, including anatomy and physiology, which provide a solid foundation for such important clinical considerations as the physical examination and appropriate diagnostic imaging modalities, specific disease states, and treatment protocols. You’ll also find incisive overviews of conditions commonly encountered in clinical practice, which are conveniently presented by body system.

Supported by numerous references and color illustrations throughout, Venous and Lymphatic Diseases expertly reviews the latest advances in the field and takes you through new and emerging treatment options, including pharmacologic therapies.


  • All inclusive coverage of everything from common disorders, such as varicose veins, to unusual and rare entities, including trauma and congenital abnormalities
  • Up-to-date information on function and dysfunction, plus proven strategies that facilitate accurate diagnosis and successful therapeutic outcomes
  • An important, timely section on systemic diseases that includes coverage of tumors, malignancy, and venous hypertension resulting from chronic heart failure
  • A concluding section offers a practical overview of lymphatics, the clinical approach to the patient with edema, and wound care
  • More than 400 superb, full-color images, including clear, precise illustrations, photographs, and radiographs--as well as numerous tables and figures--in every chapter, reinforcing the text’s authoritative content
  • Excellent pedagogy, including reader-friendly chapter introductions, chapter-ending summaries, and full references to facilitate understanding and review

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The definitive overview of venous and lymphatic diseases—complete with 400 color images 5 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW!"This is a valuable resource for any physician taking care of patients with venous and/or lymphatic disorders. It is an up-to-date, comprehensive book on the diagnosis and treatment of patients with these often under-recognized...

Robert S. Dieter, MD, RVT Associate Professor of Medicine Interventional Cardiology Department of Medicine Loyola University Director of Vascular Medicine & Peripheral Vascular Interventions Associate Chief of Cardiology Hines, VA Medical Center Maywood, IL Raymond A. Dieter, Jr., MD, MS Cardiothoracic and...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:688 pages, 11.2 × 8.9 × 1.31 inPublished:January 7, 2011Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. Venous Anatomy and Physiology, Robert B. McLafferty
2. Venous Pathology, Arno A. Roscher and Raymond A. Dieter, Jr.
3. Lymphatic Biology and Pathobiology, Michael T. Dellinger, Michael J. Bernas, and Marlys H. Witte
4. Coagulation and Hypercoagulable States, Christiane D. Thienelt and Kathryn L. Hassell
5. Hypercoagulable States Associated with Malignancy, Laura C. Michaelis
6. Anticoagulants, Mary Ellen Bond Cox
7. History and Physical Examination, Amir Darki, Jessica A. Sutherland, Dina P. Dadabhoy, Aravinda Nanjundappa, Robert Love, Leonard Clavijo, Ross Milner, John J. Lopez, and Robert S. Dieter
8. Noninvasive Vascular Imaging, Kevin P. Cohoon, John E. Gocke, Nishath Quader, and Robert S. Dieter
9. Magnetic Resonance Venography, Raymond Q. Migrino, Syed A. Gilani, and Ravi Mareedu
10. Venous Radionuclide Imaging, Pradeep G. Bhambhvani and Janis P. O'Malley
11. Venography, Shams I. Iqbal and Sanjeeva P. Kalva
12. Computed Tomography of the Venous and Lymphatic Systems, Sabir M. Taj, Amy E. Henkel, and M. Mukarram Sheikh
13. Nuclear Imaging of the Lymphatic System, Pradeep G. Bhambhvani and Janis P. O'Malley
14. Lymphangiography, Sebastian Kos, Harald Haueisen, and Thomas Roeren
15. Venous Diseases of the Central Nervous System, Sarkis Morales-Vidal, Michael J. Schneck, and Adolfo Ramirez-Zamora
16. The Jugulovenous System, Raymond A. Dieter, Jr., and George B. Kuzycz
17. Venous Diseases of the Eye, Nehali Vira Saraiya, Omar Al-Nouri, and Keith M. Jones
18. Upper Extremity Venous Disorders, Krishna Mannava, Omar Al-Nouri, and Keith M. Jones
19. Superior Vena Cava, Daniel M. Alterman and Raymond A. Dieter III
20. Pulmonary Venous and Lymphatic Diseases, Edgar Diaz, Michael T. McCormack, and Tina M. Dudney
21. Pulmonary Embolism, Michael T. McCormack, Anjuman Howlader, and Tina M. Dudney
22. Electrophysiology of Pulmonary Veins, Gayathri Baljepally, James W. Cox, Jr., and Tina M. Dudney
23. Cardiac Venous System, Rubinder S. Ruby, Tina M. Dudney, and Dale C. Wortham
24. Inferior Vena Cava, Robert M. Schainfeld and Manu Rajachandran
25. Renal Venous Disease, Suneel M. Udani and Parveen K. Garg
26. Portal Venous Diseases, Sung W. Cho and T. Clark Gamblin
27. Mesenteric and Splanchnic Venous Disease, Jayaprakash Sreenarasimhaiah
28. Endocrine Venous System (Ductless Glands), Adel Fouad Ramzy, Raymond A. Dieter, Jr., and Theresa Lee-0'Neill
29. Pelvic Venous Disorders, Abigail De Guzman, Tina M. Dudney, Bruce B. Ludwig, Jr., and Robert F. Elder
30. Lower Extremity Venous Disease, James Laredo and Anton N. Sidawy
31. Deep Venous Thrombosis, Kinnaresh Patel, Paramveer Bhugra, Tina M. Dudney, and Michael T. McCormack
32. Congenital Vascular Malformations, Dirk A. Loose
33. Venous Trauma, Raymond A. Dieter, Jr., and George B. Kuzycz
34. Reconstructive Vein Surgery, Thomas J. Hölzenbein, Manuela Aspalter, and Klaus Linni
35. Venous Access, Jose Fernando Aycinena, Valerie G. Sams, and Jeffrey E. Everett
36. Venous Considerations for Native Arteriovenous Shunt Surgery, Thomas J. Hölzenbein, Manuela Aspalter, and Klaus Linni
37. Venous Infections, Sara Hurtado Bares, Kevin S. Gregg, and David Pitrak
38. Venous and Lymphatic Disorders in Transplantation, Hoonbae Jeon, Chand Ramaiah, and Dinesh Ranjan
39. Venous and Lymphatic Tumors, Eric Muller, Terrence C. Demos, Gladell P. Paner, and Laurie Lomasney
40. Diseases of the Lymphatic Vasculature, Porama K. Thanaporn and Stanley G. Rockson
41. Lymphatic Infections, Jennifer Christoff, Courtney L. Hebert, and David Pitrak
42. Lymphatic Surgery and Surgery of Lymphatic Disorders, Corradino C.C. Campisi, Francesco Boccardo, Marlys H. Witte, and Michael J. Bernas
43. Approach to the Patient with Edema, Carmel A. Celestin and William F. Ruschhaupt III
44. Wound Care, David G. Stanley