Author: Dr. Scott Sundick, MD, FACS

Decoding Leg Pain: Unraveling the Differences Between Venous and Arterial Conditions

Leg pain is a common complaint that can be attributed to a variety of causes, both vascular and non-vascular. Understanding the nuances of different leg pain symptoms is crucial, as it can lead to early detection and effective management of underlying conditions.

Minimally Invasive Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repair

Endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair (EVAR) is a minimally invasive alternative to conventional open surgical repair, and is generally indicated for abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) that reach 5 cm in maximum diameter.

Understanding Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filters: Purpose, Procedure, and Expectations

Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) filters are medical devices that play a crucial role in preventing life-threatening complications in certain patients. These filters are designed to capture blood clots that may break loose from deep veins in the body and travel to the lungs, causing a pulmonary embolism.

Everything You Need to Know About Endovascular Thrombectomy

When it comes to your vascular health, understanding the various treatment options available is crucial. Endovascular thrombectomy is an innovative procedure that has transformed the management of certain vascular conditions, particularly patients with deep vein thrombosis, a type of blood clot typically occurring in[…]

Diabetes and Vascular Disease: Do You Know the Connection?

Diabetes is a chronic disease that affects millions of people around the world. It is characterized by high levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood due to the body's inability to produce or properly use insulin, a hormone that regulates blood sugar levels. Unfortunately, diabetes is often linked to vascular diseases,[…]

Everything You Need to Know About Vascular Malformations

Vascular malformations occur in about one percent of all births. Although the disorder is rare and sometimes harmless, it can lead to serious or even life-threatening complications. If left untreated, these malformations can grow larger over time and might cause cosmetic deformities and functional problems. This is[…]

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