Chapter

Venous and Lymphatic Disorders

Raymond C. Shields

in Mayo Clinic Cardiology

Fourth edition

Published on behalf of © Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Published in print November 2012 | ISBN: 9780199915712
Published online May 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322824 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199915712.003.1015

Series: Mayo Clinic Scientific Press

Venous and Lymphatic Disorders

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Venous and lymphatic diseases, such as venous thromboembolism, heparin-induced thrombocytopenia, antiphospholipid syndrome, lymphedema, edema, and leg ulcers, are frequently encountered in patients who have cardiac or arterial disorders. Understanding the evaluation and management of these problems is an important part of modern cardiovascular practice.

Chapter.  3410 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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