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A Walking Program for Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)
When you have PAD, a walking program can be very helpful. Here are some tips to get you started.
After Carotid Artery Stenting: In the Hospital
After Peripheral Artery Bypass Surgery: At Home
Read on for helpful tips to speed your recovery at home after peripheral artery bypass surgery.
After Peripheral Artery Bypass Surgery: In the Hospital
After peripheral artery bypass surgery, plan on being in the hospital for about 3 to 8 days. The length of your stay depends on the type of bypass you have, your health, and how you respond to surgery.
After Surgery for Varicose Veins
Here is information on what to expect after surgery for varicose veins.
An aortic angiogram is a test that takes pictures of the aorta. This is the main blood vessel that carries blood from your heart to the rest of your body. The test can show problems with your aorta, such as a blockage or an aneurysm (a balloon-like bulge in the wall of the aorta).
Chronic Venous Insufficiency: Treating Ulcers
If leg swelling due to chronic venous insufficiency isn’t controlled, an ulcer (open wound) can form.
Complications of Deep Vein Thrombosis
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a condition involving the formation of a blood clot or thrombus in a deep vein. One may develop in a large vein deep inside the leg, arm, or other part of the body. Complications from deep vein thrombosis can be very serious.
Diabetes and Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)
Diabetes is a condition in which your body has trouble using a sugar called glucose, for energy. As a result, the sugar level in your blood becomes too high. This puts you at high risk for peripheral arterial disease (PAD). This is a disease of arteries in the legs. Read on to learn how diabetes can lead to PAD and affect your health.
Duplex Ultrasound: What to Expect
Duplex ultrasound uses sound waves to get images of your blood vessels. Your healthcare provider may want to do a duplex ultrasound to find out if you have any problems with the vessels that carry blood to and from the major organs in your body.
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