An ultrasound that is used inside of the artery in conjunction with angiography. This allows our Vascular Surgeons to have a real-time look at the plaque build up inside the vessel to be treated. It also helps size the diameter of the vessel and the severity of the blockage in order to optimally treat the area. This measuring capability allows [...]
Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) is a progressively occlusive (or blocking) disease where plaque builds up on the arterial wall of the artery. The disease progresses over time as the plaque builds up from a point where the individual has no symptoms all the way down to the point where amputation becomes a possibility due to the lack of blood flow [...]
Smoking increases individuals risk of Peripheral Artery Disease by 4x or 400% If you are a current or former smoker & age 50 + visit one of our board-certified Vascular Surgeons to receive the Peripheral Artery Disease care you need from the specialists you deserve!
Introducing another wonderful new vascular provider Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Jen Gray at the Western Vascular Institute, Mesa Center. Jen completed her RN at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing and her NP from Grand Canyon University. She has 7 years of experience as an NP & 13 as a nurse. Jen loves improving the health & well [...]
Introducing our newest vascular provider at our Western Vascular Institute Mesa office Physicians assistant Dalton Ishmail. Dalton completed his Physicians assistant training at A.T. Still University school of health sciences and has worked at an endovascular center for the past [...]
Vascular Health is just a call away. Our providers are offering telemedicine appointments for our patients during this current pandemic. This allows our patients to receive the care they deserve in the comfort of their homes while being able to see their provider and gain reassurance that their vascular disease is being properly managed. Some ideas that can help patients [...]