Save a limb to save a life: how image-guided therapy can help

It has been called a ‘silent killer’: Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD), a condition that affects more than 200 million people worldwid [1] yet often goes undiagnosed and untreated until it’s too late – resulting in lower limb amputation or even death. But today, the outcome for the patient need not be so dire. With the […]

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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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