Arterial Disease

For the millions of Americans that suffer from peripheral artery disease (PAD) with claudication (leg pain) especially when walking, angioplasty in combination with a stent may be recommended to increase blood flow to the legs, thereby decreasing the possibility of amputation in more advanced PAD cases.While lifestyle changes that include a cessation of smoking, a healthy diet and exercise are...

Vein Myths Debunked A lot of people get varicose veins as they get older, or they notice the tiny purplish spider veins spreading throughout their thighs the longer they work many hours on their feet. These unsightly veins can be very embarrassing, so if you have them, you might feel desperate to find a solution fast. You can’t go the corner...

From the Headlines of Vascular News:  A new surgical navigation system, Intra-Operative Positioning System (IOPS) that is being developed by Centerline Biomedical along with Cleveland Clinic in the USA could help to do away with concerns around operator exposure to radiation during endovascular procedures.The concept of the Vascular system was presented by Matthew Eagleton (Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA) at...