Hemangiomas and Vascular Malformations

An Atlas of Diagnosis and Treatment

  • Raul Mattassi
  • Dirk A. Loose
  • Massimo Vaghi

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiii
  2. Introduction and General Overview

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Jörg Wilting, Jörg Männer
      Pages 3-19
    3. Raul Mattassi
      Pages 39-43
    4. Anne Dompmartin, Morgane Barreau, Yohann Repessé, Agnès Le Querrec
      Pages 45-52
  3. Hemangiomas and Vascular Tumors

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 53-53
    2. Maria Rosa Cordisco
      Pages 55-58
    3. Juan Carlos Lopez Gutierrez
      Pages 59-65
    4. Maria Rosa Cordisco
      Pages 67-76
    5. Juan Carlos Lopez Gutierrez
      Pages 77-80
    6. Josee Dubois, Francoise Rypens
      Pages 81-88
    7. Hans-Peter Berlien, Carsten Philipp
      Pages 89-96
    8. Hans-Peter Berlien, Margitta Poetke
      Pages 109-122
    9. Gianni Vercellio, Vittoria Baraldini
      Pages 123-129
    10. Patricia E. Burrows, David J. E. Lord
      Pages 131-135
    11. Milton Waner, Teresa O
      Pages 137-144
    12. Juan Carlos Lopez Gutierrez
      Pages 145-150

About this book


Since the first edition of this book was published, much new knowledge has been gained on hemangiomas and vascular malformations. This revised and updated second edition, written by worldwide leaders in the field, fully reflects this progress.

Important improvements in the treatment of hemangiomas are reviewed, including the use of beta-blockers and other medical therapies as well as advances in interventional treatments and the treatment of hemangiomas in specific locations.

Vascular malformations are being investigated with increasing frequency all over the world and new challenges are emerging regarding both diagnosis and treatment. This edition considers the current role of the full range of diagnostic imaging techniques –magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography, nuclear medicine techniques, angiography, and phlebography. The various treatment options, including laser, interventional radiological, and surgical techniques, are then presented in detail.

A further individual section is devoted to the study and treatment of lymphatic malformations and dysplasias, and a series of chapters also focus on problems in the treatment of malformations in particular locations, including the thorax and viscera. 

This book, in atlas format, is exceptional in providing clinically relevant information on the diagnosis and treatment of both hemangiomas and vascular malformations. It will appeal to all professionals who encounter these conditions in their daily clinical practice.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Raul Mattassi
    • 1
  • Dirk A. Loose
    • 2
  • Massimo Vaghi
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Vascular SurgeryCenter for Vascular Malformations "Stefan Belov", Clinical Institute Humanitas "Mater Domini"Castellanza (Varese)Italy
  2. 2.Vascular Malformations, Facharztklinik HamburgHamburgGermany
  3. 3.Department of Vascular Surgery"G. Salvini" HospitalGarbagnate Milanese (Milan)Italy

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-88-470-5673-2
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Italia 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Milano
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-88-470-5672-5
  • Online ISBN 978-88-470-5673-2
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