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On average, someone in the United States has a stroke every 40 seconds. Disease of the carotid arteries is one of the leading risk factors for stroke, responsible for approximately one-third of all occurrences. Unfortunately, many people don’t experience symptoms and thus aren’t aware they have carotid artery[…]
If you or anyone you know has high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, or heart disease, or if they smoke cigarettes or have a family history of cardiac disease or stroke, then chances are that Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) already has or will touch your life.
As Vascular Surgeons, we are frequently asked about the risk of air travel and the development of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) or blood clots. Despite the abundance of warnings in airline brochures and “common knowledge” in the lay press, the scientific evidence is less overwhelming!
With March being Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Awareness Month, we want to dedicate this blog post to the causes of DVT and its dangers.