This is a common topic that we get asked about on a daily basis. And as insurance companies become more stringent with their requirements of what can or cannot be covered during a varicose vein procedure, we thought it would be important to address this subject once again.
Part of our goal at the Vein Institute at The Cardiovascular Care Group is to offer transparency and additional education and understanding in vascular topics. Understanding and potentially preventing aortic aneurysms is an important aspect of what we do in our medical practice. And by giving you a laymen’s[…]
Varicose veins most commonly appear in the legs and are caused by the abnormal enlargement of superficial blood vessels. While the condition affects up to 30% of the adult population, it's more prevalent in women than men. Fortunately, treatment is available.
Carotid angioplasty and stenting are tried-and-true medical procedures with excellent results. These surgical operations treat or lessen the risk of a deadly stroke. The blood vessels involved are the carotid arteries-main blood vessels that supply blood to the brain.
A pregnancy can be one of the most beautiful experiences one can go through. While many women experience a “glow” during this time, it can also bring on conflicting emotions. While new life is growing, there may be days when you’re frustrated by stretch marks, a growing abdomen, a disappearing waistline, and an[…]
May is Stroke Awareness Month. Strokes are the second leading cause of death worldwide and a leading cause of disability. Understanding the warning signs and preventative methods to identify a stroke can help you lead a healthier life, which is one of our primary goals at The Cardiovascular Care Group.