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Title Ulcers of the lower extremity / Ajay K Khanna, Satyendra K Tiwary, editors
Published New Delhi : Springer, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 479 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Prevalence -- Impact of Ulceration -- Types of Ulcer -- Healing of Ulcer -- Clinical anatomy of Lower Extremity -- Approach to a case of Ulcer of Lower extremity -- Investigations for ulcer of Lower Extremity -- Microbiology of Ulcer -- Venous Ulcer -- Arterial ulcer -- Neuropathic Ulcer -- Infective Ulcer -- Diabetic Foot -- Lymphatic Ulcer -- Necrotising Fasciitis -- Pressure Ulcers -- Squamous Cell carcinoma -- Melanoma -- Basal Cell Carcinoma -- Sarcomas of Extremities presenting as ulceration -- Self Inflicted Ulceration -- Pyoderma Gangrenosum -- Vasculitis and Ulceration -- Unusual causes of lower extremity ulceration -- Grafts and Flaps for wound coverage -- Amputation -- Pain Control -- Documentation
Summary This book focuses on the clinical evaluation and management of ulcers of the lower limbs. There are numerous causes for ulceration in the lower limbs and each variety requires careful clinical evaluation and management approach. In 29 chapters, written by highly experienced surgeons, the book covers prevalence, types, healing mechanisms, clinical evaluation and microbiology of the ulcers, followed by detailed review of each ulcer variety. Chapters on pyoderma gangrenosum, diabetic foot, grafts and flaps, amputation, pain control strategy and documentation of these cases provide a complete coverage from management stand-point. The book is essential reading not only for general surgeons and vascular surgeons, but also has relevance for orthopedic surgeons, podiatrists, dermatologists and oncologists who manage such cases. Also serves as reference guide for post-graduate examination
Subject Leg -- Ulcers.
Leg -- Ulcers -- Diagnosis.
Leg -- Ulcers -- Treatment.
Form Electronic book
Author Khanna, A. K., editor
Tiwary, Satyendra K., editor
ISBN 9788132226352 (electronic bk.)
8132226356 (electronic bk.)
813222633X (print)
9788132226338 (print)