Subclavian Steal Syndrome Treatment in Phoenix, Arizona
With many years of extensive vascular experience, the highly trained vascular surgeons at Western Vascular Institute specialize in diagnosing & treating subclavian steal syndrome. Western Vascular Institute’s three conveniently located service centers house the most advanced & innovative surgery centers & diagnostic imaging capabilities for our valued patients. We will help discover the best treatment plan for you and your lifestyle. For more information, schedule an appointment with one of our vascular surgeons, at one of our locations in Phoenix, Arizona.
Subclavian Steal syndrome is an occlusive (meaning closed off or blocking) disease that reverses the flow of blood from the internal thoracic artery and vertebral artery due to a narrowing of the Subclavian artery.
- Family history
- Numbness in arm
- Tingling in the fingers
- Gangrene in fingers
- Ocular disturbances
- Decreased blood pressure on the side of the blockage
- Occipital headache
- Muscle wasting
How is this Diagnosed?
- Conservative – Anti-cholesterol hypertension drugs.
- Surgical intervention – Angioplasty of upper extremity and/or Stent upper extremity