Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

VASCULAR AND ENDOVASCULAR SURGERY CLINICS PERIPHERAL ARTERY DISEASE (PAD) This is also known as Peripheral Vascular Disease – PVD Peripheral Artery Occlusive Disease – PAOD This means that there is blockage of your artery EXCLUDING arteries inside brain tissue and heart muscle itself. Common denominator will be decreased circulation leading to death of the tissue […]

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Patient education: Hemodialysis (Beyond the Basics)

HEMODIALYSIS OVERVIEW Dialysis is a treatment for severe kidney failure (also called renal failure or end-stage renal disease). When the kidneys are no longer working effectively, waste products and fluid build-up in the blood. Dialysis takes over a portion of the function of the failing kidneys to remove the fluid and waste. (See “Patient education: […]

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Smoke and Risk Amputating Your Limbs

Most smokers know cigarettes can damage their lungs, but all too often, they have no idea that smoking is also bad for their blood vessels. For too many smokers, the first they learn of the connection is when a vascular surgeon diagnoses them with peripheral artery disease (PAD). The disease starts mildly with either no […]

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Why you need a Vascular Surgeon

Currently, we observe the increase in life expectancy of the Indian population. As a result of technological advances, globalisation of health knowledge, changes in lifestyle and, recently, artificial intelligence applied to the hospital network, healthy population ageing represents an achievement for our patients. It is gratifying to carry out the medical follow-up of an elderly […]

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