Acute Arterial Occlusion (Blockage) An acute arterial blockage occurs when an artery that normally allows the flow of blood is suddenly occluded or blocked and blood no longer is able to get through the artery. An acute blockage of an artery is a medical emergency that requires the training and skill set of a Vascular Surgeon. There are several ways in which [...]

By |December 26th, 2019|

Who should be treating Peripheral Artery Disease, & why? "Only a vascular surgeon can provide all treatment options available to appropriately treat patients with Venous & Peripheral artery diseases" (SVS)

By |October 17th, 2019|

Treating Peripheral artery disease with endovascular stent graft. Peripheral vascular disease PVD / Peripheral Arterial Disease is a chronic disease where plaque gradually builds up in the arteries leading to limited blood flow or entirely block the flow of blood also called an occlusion. This Plaque that builds up in your arteries and veins is a waxy fatty substance caused by high levels of cholesterol and [...]

By |July 3rd, 2019|

How a vascular surgeon treats Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms (AAA). An aneurysm occurs when the wall of an artery is weakened and bulges due to the blood pressure on the weakened wall artery. This weakened area can rupture and cause internal bleeding. EVAR – Endovascular aneurysm repair with an endovascular stent graft placed via a catheter much like a typical stent. The graft allows for the bypass of [...]

By |July 3rd, 2019|

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