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Understanding Vascular Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (VEDS)

Vascular Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (VEDS), also known as Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome type IV, is a rare genetic disorder that affects the body's connective tissues, particularly collagen. Collagen is a crucial protein that provides strength and elasticity to various tissues, including blood vessels, skin, and organs.

Unveiling the Hidden Threat: Carotid Artery Stenosis and Its Impact on Stroke Risk

Did you know that Carotid Artery Stenosis could be a silent precursor to stroke, ranking as the fifth leading cause of death in the U.S.? Often undetected until a routine checkup by your primary care physician or vascular specialist, this condition can have serious consequences if left untreated.

Pulmonary Embolism and Its Relation to Vascular Health

Pulmonary embolism (PE) is a serious medical condition that occurs when a blood clot, usually formed in the deep veins of the legs or pelvis, travels to the lungs and blocks the pulmonary arteries.

Surgical Considerations for Aortic Aneurysms

Contemporary surgical treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) has evolved dramatically over the past two decades.

What is Popliteal Artery Entrapment Syndrome (PAES)?

Vascular medicine is a specialized field of healthcare that deals with a wide range of conditions affecting the circulatory system. While most people are familiar with common vascular issues like atherosclerosis and varicose veins, there are more rare and lesser-known conditions that fall under the purview of vascular[…]

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.

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