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Primer in Venous Disease

Primer in Venous Disease

Course Description
This digital publication covers practical information on venous disease to expland the knowledge of phlebology within dermatologic surgery.

Includes a four-part instructional video series on:
1. Duplex Utrasound Exam
2. Endovenous Laser Ablation
3. Ambulatory Phlebectomy
4. Sclerotherapy

  • References and further reading in each chapter give you additional resources.
  • Figures on almost every page provide visual imagery to accompany the text.
  • Bulleted lists of procedures make it easy to follow step by step. 
Must read chapters include:
  • Venous Anatomy of the Lower Extremities
  • Pathophysiology of Chronic Venous Disease and Varicose Veins
  • Diagnostic Examination for Chronic Venous Disease
  • Diagnostic Imaging Studies 
  • Cutaneous Sclerotherapy and Sclerosing Agents
  • Laser and Light Treatment of Lower Extremity Veins
  • Endovenous Thermal Ablation
  • Ambulatory Phlebectomy

Event Presenter(s)

Daniel Friedmann, MD

Dr. Friedmann is board-certified dermatologist and fellowship-trained cosmetic surgeon. He is Clinical Research Director of the Westlake Dermatology Clinical Research Center in Austin, Texas.

Vineet Mishra, MD

Dr. Mishra is board-certified dermatologist specializing and in both Mohs and cosmetic surgery. He is a venous disease specialist at the Scripps Clinic and serves as an Adjunct Associate Professor of Dermatology at the University of California – San Diego.

Margaret Weiss, MD

Dr. Weiss is a board-certified dermatologist practicing in Baltimore, where she and her husband, Robert Weiss, MD, established the Maryland Dermatology, Laser, Skin & Vein Institute.

Mitchel Goldman, MD

Dr. Goldman is the Medical Director of West Dermatology and a Volunteer Clinical Professor in Dermatology at the University of California, San Diego. He has authored 20 textbooks and over 300 peer-reviewed publications and textbook chapters. He is Past-President, of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and the American College of Phlebology.
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