If you have been diagnosed with peripheral artery disease (PAD), you are in the company of about 10 million American adults. Although you have many treatment choices, including surgery, you must be aware at what stage surgery could be the best option for this common vascular condition. Let’s talk Read More
When Is Vascular Surgery Needed?
Your vascular system is an extensive network of blood vessels, consisting of arteries, veins, and capillaries. When the heart pumps blood, your arteries take the oxygen- and nutrient-rich blood to all the organs and cells of your body. The veins then bring the “used” blood back to your heart for Read More
What Is Vascular Surgery?
Vascular surgery is a surgical subspecialty that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions affecting the arterial, lymphatic, and venous systems. Physicians who specialize in providing care for patients with such conditions are referred to as vascular surgeons. Get a better Read More
Vascular Surgery Treatments and Procedures
Your heart works continuously throughout your life to pump blood through your whole body. You have blood vessels that are continually carrying blood to all of your cells and organs: Arteries carry oxygen- and nutrient-rich blood to the cells, and veins carry depleted blood back to the heart and Read More
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT): Risks, Symptoms, and Treatment
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a serious medical condition that occurs when a blood clot forms in one of your veins. The affected vein is usually deep inside a muscle in your leg, but it can happen in a vein anywhere in your body. Let’s talk about what the risks and symptoms are of deep vein Read More
Different Types of Vascular Surgery
Vascular surgery is an invasive treatment for conditions that affect the veins, arteries, and lymphatic vessels throughout the body. A vascular disorder can greatly reduce a patient’s quality of life and raise the possibility of life-threatening health events, such as stroke. Since vascular Read More
Coping with Heart Disease
Cardiovascular (heart) disease is serious. For some people, finding out they have heart disease is a wake-up call that prompts them to take better care of their health. For others, it may be a struggle to deal with the diagnosis. It’s important to know that managing the condition – improving the Read More
Why Should You See a Vascular Doctor?
If you have been advised to see a vascular doctor, you may be wondering why. A vascular doctor is a physician who specializes in providing comprehensive and effective care for all forms of vascular diseases and conditions of the circulatory system. Vascular doctors treat all blood vessels Read More