Vascular Surgery

Vascular surgery is a medical specialty that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of conditions affecting the circulatory system, including the blood vessels, veins, and arteries.

Vascular surgeons are medical doctors who have specialised training in the field of vascular surgery. They use a range of diagnostic tools and techniques, such as imaging studies, blood tests, and vessel evaluations, to determine the underlying causes of circulatory symptoms, such as leg pain, swelling, and poor wound healing.

Common diseases and conditions treated by vascular surgeons include peripheral artery disease (PAD), varicose veins, aneurysms, carotid artery disease, and deep vein thrombosis (DVT), among others. Treatment approaches may include lifestyle changes, medications, minimally invasive procedures, or surgery, depending on the severity of the condition and the patient’s individual needs.

In summary, Vascular surgery is a medical specialty that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions affecting the circulatory system. Vascular surgeons use a range of diagnostic tools and techniques to determine the underlying causes of circulatory symptoms and provide appropriate treatment to manage patients’ conditions.

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