Vein Institute of NJ - Helpful Articles

Do You Know Which Vein Procedures Are Covered By Insurance?

It’s a common misperception that varicose veins are only a cosmetic issue, and that people want treatment only to improve the appearance of their legs. While this is sometimes the case, we know that the treatment of varicose veins is not for cosmetic purposes alone, but is quite often a medical necessity.

Aneurysms: The Silent Killers

With approximately 250,000 patients being diagnosed with aortic aneurysms in the United States each year, it is important to understand what can be done to help combat this condition. Part of our goal at the Vein Institute of NJ at The Cardiovascular Care Group is to offer further education and understanding in[…]

A Word on Accreditation

Choosing the right doctor to handle your vein and vascular issues is an important decision. Choosing the right vein center is just as important.

Understanding Your Hemodialysis Access

As a follow-up to our previous hemodialysis post regarding the difference between an arteriovenous fistula (AVF) and an arteriovenous graft (AVG), this article focuses on understanding hemodialysis access problems and the important role a vascular surgeon plays in not only creating dialysis access, but in[…]

The Amazing Vascular System

The term "vascular" refers to the body's blood vessels, including arteries, veins, and capillaries. They are all connected to a muscular pump called the heart and together this system keeps a continuous and controlled movement of blood that delivers nutrients and oxygen to every cell in the body. This is done[…]

What is a Carotid Endarterectomy?

A carotid endarterectomy (CEA) is a surgical procedure to remove potentially dangerous plaque from within the carotid artery. It is a procedure performed by a board-certified vascular surgeon, like the ones we have at The Cardiovascular Care Group.

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