The Latest News About Peripheral Artery Disease, Vascular Surgery, and More
At Advanced Vascular Surgery, we strive to stay on top of all the latest developments in the worlds of vascular surgery, PAD treatment, varicose veins, and more. Whether you’re searching for treatment options for peripheral artery disease or seeking relief from restless leg syndrome, you can count on our vascular specialists to offer you answers and options. Browse the stories below to learn more about the topics that we are currently researching.
Learn About Deep Vein Thrombosis Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment Options
Advanced Vascular Surgery is steadfastly committed to ensuring the health – and happiness – of our patients, including those suffering from deep vein thrombosis. Whether you’re worried about potential symptoms or you have received a diagnosis, you can count on us to provide treatment options.
Concerned About Peripheral Artery Disease? Read a Few of the Signs and Symptoms
Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is the result of the arteries in the legs becoming blocked and not receiving enough blood or oxygen. Typically unobstructed, arteries can become blocked and harden as we age through a process called atherosclerosis.
Learn About Atherosclerosis Treatment from Advanced Vascular Surgery
Atherosclerosis occurs when normally unobstructed arteries become blocked by plaque. Made up of calcium, cholesterol, and fibrous tissue, plaque causes the arteries to narrow and harden. As a result, less blood flows to the legs and the legs do not receive the oxygen that they need.
Explore PAD Treatment Options from Advanced Vascular Surgery
If you’ve been searching for PAD treatment options, we can assure you that you’re in the right place. Advanced Vascular Surgery has twenty-two years of combined board-certified mid-level provider experience and a team that will work with you to understand and address your needs.
Peripheral Artery Disease and Improving Your Blood Circulation
When it comes to peripheral artery disease, one of the best ways to maintain a healthy lifestyle is to improve your blood circulation. Getting blood flow back from the legs can be difficult because you’re working against gravity, attempting to pump the blood “uphill.”
As the leading vascular surgery center in the Kalamazoo area, we have helped countless people regain a complete sense of well-being. We prioritize using state-of-the-art equipment and cutting edge technology to supplement our 60+ years of combined surgical experience.
Cutting Edge Treatment Saving Lives at Advanced Vascular
Our team of vascular surgeons offers patients a combined 60+ years of experience, and we have built our practice on the ideals of providing exceptional service and care along with the best surgical methods and technology.
Five Fast Facts You Need to Know About Skin Ulcers
If you suffer from venous insufficiency, or poor circulation in your lower legs, you may be susceptible to venous skin ulcers. These wounds typically occur on the side of the leg above the ankle and below the calf.
What You Need to Know About Carotid Artery Disease
Your carotid arteries are the two major vessels that transport blood to your brain, and are located on either side of your neck. When one or both become narrowed or blocked, you are suffering from carotid artery disease.
Venous insufficiency is used to describe any condition where the veins in your legs are unable to adequately send blood back to the heart. This can lead to blood pooling in the legs which in turn can cause even more medical problems.