Chapter 17. Pathophysiology, Hemodynamics, and Complications of Venous Disease

  1. Rodney A. White MD1 and
  2. Larry H. Hollier MD2
  1. Harold J. Welch,
  2. Kevin B. Raftery and
  3. Thomas F. O'Donnell Jr.

Published Online: 4 OCT 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470987094.ch17

Vascular Surgery: Basic Science and Clinical Correlations, Second Edition

Vascular Surgery: Basic Science and Clinical Correlations, Second Edition

How to Cite

Welch, H. J., Raftery, K. B. and O'Donnell, T. F. (2007) Pathophysiology, Hemodynamics, and Complications of Venous Disease, in Vascular Surgery: Basic Science and Clinical Correlations, Second Edition (eds R. A. White and L. H. Hollier), Blackwell Publishing, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470987094.ch17

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California

  2. 2

    Dean, Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 OCT 2007
  2. Published Print: 15 MAR 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405122023

Online ISBN: 9780470987094

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • venous thrombosis;
  • antithrombin III deficiency;
  • dysfibrinogenemia;
  • malignancy;
  • sepsis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Etiology of venous thrombosis

  • Thrombus formation

  • Stasis

  • Vessel wall injury

  • Hypercoagulable states

  • Acquired or secondary hypercoagulable states

  • Etiology of varicose veins

  • Normal venous physiology

  • Microcirculatory changes

  • Pulmonary embolization

  • Conclusion