Vascular Medicine

Vascular Medicine

Vascular medicine is a field in medicine that looks at blood vessels of all kinds more closely than other fields might. Vascular medicine doctors treat diseases of the arteries, veins and lymph.

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA or triple A) is a localized enlargement of the abdominal aorta such that the diameter is greater than 3 cm or more than 50% larger than normal diameter. They usually cau

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Angiography

Angiography

radiography of blood or lymph vessels, carried out after introduction of a radiopaque substance.

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Angioplasty treatment

Angioplasty

surgical repair or unblocking of a blood vessel, especially a coronary artery.

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Humanheal - Aortic Arch Surgery

Aortic Arch Surgery

The aortic arch is the portion of the main artery that bends between the ascending and descending aorta. It leaves the heart and ascends, then descends back to create the arch. The aorta distributes b

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Aortoiliac and Aortofemoral Bypass Graft Surgery

Aortoiliac and Aortofemoral Bypass Graft Surgery

In a bypass, artificial tubes (grafts) are placed near a section of the blood vessel that is blocked or narrowed. ... In this case, the grafts are placed on the aorta and the iliac or femoral arteries

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Arteriovenous (AV) Fistula for Dialysis

Arteriovenous (AV) Fistula for Dialysis

An arteriovenous (AV) fistula is an abnormal connection between an artery and a vein. Normally, blood flows from your arteries to your capillaries to your veins. ... Arteriovenous fistulas are often s

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Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Treatment

Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Treatment

Arteriovenous malformation (AVM) is an abnormal connection between arteries and veins, bypassing the capillary system. This vascular anomaly is widely known because of its occurrence in the central ne

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Atherectomy treatment

Atherectomy

Atherectomy Atherectomy is a minimally invasive endovascular surgery technique for removing atherosclerosis from blood vessels within the body. It is an alternative to angioplasty for the treatment of

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Carotid Artery Dissection Treatment

Carotid Artery Dissection Treatment

Carotid artery dissection is a separation of the layers of the artery wall supplying oxygen-bearing blood to the head and brain and is the most common cause of stroke in young adults.

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Carotid Endarterectomy treatment

Carotid Endarterectomy

Carotid endarterectomy (CEA) is a surgical procedure used to reduce the risk of stroke by correcting stenosis (narrowing) in the common carotid artery or internal carotid artery. Endarterectomy is the

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Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Treatment

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Treatment

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) occurs when a blood clot (thrombus) forms in one or more of the deep veins in your body, usually in your legs. Deep vein thrombosis can cause leg pain or swelling, but may o

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Femoral Artery Bypass Surgery

Femoral Artery Bypass Surgery

Femoral popliteal bypass surgery is used to treat blocked femoral artery. The femoral artery is the largest artery in the thigh. It supplies oxygen-rich blood to the leg. Blockage is due to plaque bui

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Humanheal - Intravenous Thrombolytic Therapy

Intravenous Thrombolytic Therapy

Thrombolytic therapy is the use of drugs that dissolve blood clots.

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Humanheal - Pulmonary Embolism Treatment

Pulmonary Embolism Treatment

Pulmonary embolism (PE) is a blockage of an artery in the lungs by a substance that has traveled from elsewhere in the body through the bloodstream (embolism). ... PE usually results from a blood clot

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