Vascular problems can be serious, sometimes causing critical complications. Fortunately, there are sophisticated surgical approaches to treating them.
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Peripheral artery disease can narrow and harden the arteries, restricting the flow of blood from the heart. If it is caught early enough, vascular surgeons can draw from a toolbox of treatments.
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Diagnostic radiology can detect carotid artery disease, the narrowing or blockage of the blood vessels transporting blood to the brain, face and neck.
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a blood clot that develops in a deep vein that can block circulation. Learn about symptoms and treatment.
A brief episode in which blood flow to the brain is temporarily blocked.
Peripheral vascular disease (PVD) is when blood vessels not located near the heart or brain narrow, inhibiting blood flow and causing pain.
The number one cause of death in America is heart attack, and the top symptom of a heart attack is chest pain, so people should take such pains seriously.
Vascular abnormalities, such as aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations and cavernous malformation, occur when a blood vessel in the brain ruptures.