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 onpyoderma 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.
Professor Ajay K Khanna, MBBS, MS, FAMS, FACS, FICS, FACRSI, MNAMS, MBA, D.Sc, FRSTMH, FAIS, FUICC, FUWAI, FFIM, PDCR, FMAS is Professor of Surgery and Ex Head of Department at Institute of Medical sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India. He has more than 320 publications and has presented more than 100 Guest lectures at various forums. He has been awarded with more than 10 orations.
Dr Satyendra K Tiwary, MS, FICS, FMAS is an Assistant Professor of General Surgery, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India. He has published more than 60 publications in various national and international journals. He has keen interest in academics and research with most of his research publications are from wounds and vascular surgery.
“This is a comprehensive overview of the epidemiology, microbiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment of leg ulcers. … This is a book for practitioners, particularly general surgeons, vascular surgeons, and wound specialists. … This book does a nice job covering a complex topic in a comprehensive manner. The content and pictures are very good, and it is more comprehensive than other books on this subject.” (Kathleen S.Romanowski, Doody's Book Reviews, May, 2016)