At the Vein Institute of NJ, our vein doctors have seen many patients who come to us with leg issues that could be solved through simple elevation. Elevating your legs can provide immediate relief by taking pressure off your leg veins which encourages the blood to flow out of your legs and continue on through the[…]
Carotid artery disease is a form of atherosclerosis, or a buildup of plaque, of the main arteries in the neck that supply oxygen-rich blood to the brain. This plaque is estimated to be the source of stroke in up to one-third of individuals, with 427,000 new diagnoses of stroke every year in the U.S.
As experienced vascular doctors, we have cared for people with varicose and spider veins since 1963. Beyond the medical issues and advances in care that we have seen, we have also had the opportunity to hear our patient concerns about vein treatment and some of the common myths and general misinformation that[…]
In part 3 of our Cardiovascular Care Group aneurysm education series, we talk about the specifics of aneurysm repair – Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (EVAR). Our previous posts introduced you to the basics a.k.a. the "silent killer" and the different types of aneurysms and how best to manage them.
For many people, varicose veins, spider veins and reticular veins are simply a cosmetic concern. For others these vein issues can cause aching pain and discomfort and, in some cases, can lead to more-serious problems. However, with the different types of vein issues out there, how are you supposed to know what’s[…]
October is Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month, and we want you to know the important role diagnostic medical sonographers play in the medical community, and how they support our Noninvasive Vascular Laboratory at The Cardiovascular Care Group.