Many lower-limb amputations can be prevented. Here are some actions you can take to reduce the risk: Inspect your feet daily Avoid going barefoot Have your podiatrist/vascular surgeon inspect your feet every visit Regular exercise such as walking to keep blood flowing Quit smoking Control your blood sugar
We are pleased to announce the addition of Adam Calarese M.D. to the team of talented Vascular Surgeons here at Western Vascular Institute. Dr. Calarese is from Boston, MA, and graduated from Boston College with his undergraduate degree. He then earned a post-baccalaureate premedical degree from Harvard University.
Our board-certified wound specialists will go beyond routine wound cleaning. Our providers use cutting-edge technology coupled with vascular/venous care to treat the source of the wound and provide lasting relief and wound healing. #wounds #woundcare #vascular #vein #vascularsurgery #diabetes #venous
Horse Chesnut seed extract has been found to have a positive impact on venous insufficiency including the following: Increased blood flow in veins Reduced swelling and leg volume Reduced inflammation Powerful antioxidant properties
Western Vascular Institute is excited to announce that Daniel Krcelic M.D. has joined our group of exceptional vascular surgeons. We are very grateful for his addition and look forward to the unparalleled vascular care he will provide to the WVI patients.
What Are Fibroids? Uterine fibroids are benign (non-cancerous) tumors that grow on or within the muscle tissue of the uterus. Common Fibroid Symptoms Some of the most common symptoms of uterine fibroids include heavy, excessive menstrual bleeding, pelvic pain and pressure,
An Arteriovenous fistula or AV Fistula creation is a surgical connection made by a Vascular Surgeon between an artery and a vein for a patient diagnosed with End-Stage Renal Disease or ESRD. Typically they are located in the arm and are created to allow for long-term Hemo-Dialysis access.
The heart is a muscular organ about the size of a fist, located at the center of our chest that pumps blood through the network of arteries and veins. It pumps around 6 liters of blood per minute. The heart’s vital performance can be affected by a number of factors,
Lovin’ Life After 50 has awarded Western Vascular Institute as America’s Best Medical Specialist! We are grateful to be voted as the best medical specialist recommended by readers and peers in the Lovin’ Life after 50 Magazine and website. Check out our award in Lovin’
November is Diabetes awareness month. The risk of dying from a vascular disease with diabetes is 3-4 times higher than those without diabetes. It is extremely important for individuals with diabetes to be seen by a vascular surgeon and get the care they need and deserve!