Section: New Board Review Category: Vascular

Update on the Evaluation and Treatment of Venous Disease of the Lower Extremities

Charles Andersen, MD

Charles Anderson, MD discusses the role of venous disease in the lower extremity, modalities to diagnose venous disease, as well as available treatment options to address venous disease in order to aid in the healing of venous leg ulcerations.

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Goals and Objectives
  1. Describe why Podiatric Surgeons should worry about venous disease
  2. Review the basics of venous disease and its effects on the lower extremity
  3. Review modalities to diagnose venous diseases
  4. Review the available therapies to treat venous disease to aid in the healing of venous leg ulceration
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    Release Date: 12/28/2018 Expiration Date: 12/31/2020

  • Author
  • Charles Andersen, MD

    Chief Vascular-Endovascular-Limb Preservation Surgery Service
    Medical Director Wound Care Clinic,
    Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA
    Clinical Professor of Surgery at the UW, USUHS

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    Charles Andersen has disclosed that he is a consultant/advisor for KCI, Organogenesis and Stryker.