Author: Dr. Jonathan Levison

The Noninvasive Vascular Lab: Ultrasound Awareness Month

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.

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[…]

What’s the Difference between an Arteriovenous Fistula (AVF) and an Arteriovenous Graft (AVG)?

For those who are currently receiving hemodialysis or may have to begin treatment soon, you should know about the two preferable types of access creations available and how and when they are decided upon.

What Can I Do About Venous Reflux Disease?

Venous Reflux sounds like a title of an ominous science fiction novel. But this disease is real and quite common.  Venous insufficiency is a chronic condition where there is inadequate return of blood from the veins in the leg back to the heart. The good news is that it is benign and treatable and something we are[…]

The Noninvasive Vascular Lab: 5 Things to Know

A Noninvasive Vascular Laboratory (“Vascular Lab”) is a painless and informative way to examine arteries and veins without the use of needles or imaging contrast dye.

Reticular Veins: A Common Vein Condition You Can Do Something About

We’ve all heard of varicose veins. We’ve all heard of spider veins. But, when we tell a patient here at the Vein Institute of New Jersey that the unsightly blue line on their leg or thigh is a reticular vein, we get more than a few quizzical looks.

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