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Division of Vascular Surgery

Procedures Commonly Performed or Supervised by Vascular Surgery

  • Vascular Laboratory Diagnostic Studies
    •  Carotid Artery Evaluation for Stroke Risk
    •  Aortic Aneurysm evaluation Doppler derived pressures of extremities to assess circulation problems 
    • Assessment of blood supply to arteries to abdominal organs 
    • Assessment of veins for clots and varicosities
  • Arteriograms using direct injection of contrast (radioopaque dye) into arteries or veins to determine blockage.
  • Angioplasty and stenting of peripheral arteries with obstruction to flow
  • Open surgical repair or bypass of damaged or blocked arteries, using either vein or prosthetic bypass if necessary
  • Endovascular Repair of Aortic Aneurysms (EVAR)
  • Open Repair of Aortic Aneurysms (AAA)
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) – removal of plaque obstructing blood flow to brain in order to prevent stroke
  • Angioplasty and Stenting of  the Carotid Artery
  • Insertion of devices into the vena cava ( IVC filter) to prevent clots traveling to the lungs (pulmonary embolism)
  • Stripping or Ligation of Varicose Veins
  • Management of non- healing wounds of the extremities due to circulation problems
  • Amputation of unsalvageable, infected or gangrenous appendages

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