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Your Guide to Treating Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (Video)

Tags: abdominal aortic aneurysm, aorta, Dr. Clair, heart videos, video, whiteboard sessions

A “bulge” in your aorta, known as an abdominal aortic aneurysm, can cause massive bleeding or even death if it ruptures. This whiteboard video illustrates how surgery repairs the aneurysm and restores healthy blood flow.

Living With Carotid Artery Disease

Living With Carotid Artery Disease

Tags: atherosclerosis, carotid artery disease, cholesterol, Dr. Clair, heart attack, narrowed arteries, transient ischemic attack

If you’re newly diagnosed with carotid artery disease, know that making lifestyle changes and getting ongoing care can help you avoid the problems of atherosclerosis – and live a long, healthy life.

Rita Ebert

Walking a New Path

Tags: Dr. Clair, heart and vascular institute, patient story, vascular disease

Living in constant, excruciating pain, Rita Ebert lost hope of getting better—until Cleveland Clinic changed her outlook and outcome. A successful triple graphic vascular bypass surgery gave Ebert new life.

Daniel Clair, MD

Procedure is Relieving DVT Symptoms

Tags: cleveland clinic, deep vein thrombosis, Dr. Clair, DVT, thrombolysis, vascular surgery

Thrombolysis is an inpatient procedure that provides long-term relief and reduced health risks for patients with deep vein thrombosis (DVT). Vascular surgeon Daniel Clair, MD, discusses the treatment.

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When to Treat Carotid Artery Disease

Tags: carotid artery disease, Dr. Clair, risk factors, vascular disease

The big decision physicians face when treating carotid artery disease centers on when to intervene and how. Carotid artery disease like other vascular diseases can be treated medically, interventionally or surgically. Vascular surgeon Daniel Clair, MD, discusses the challenges.

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Carotid Artery Disease

Tags: carotid artery disease, Dr. Clair, heart and vascular institute, stroke, vascular disease

Narrowing of the carotid arteries is common and dangerous. Carotid artery disease reveals itself in strokes, large and small. Learn what the risk factors are and why you should be concerned.

Daniel Clair, MD

Help for May-Thurner Syndrome

Tags: Dr. Clair, heart, heart disease, heart health, heart surgery, May-Thurner, May-Thurner Syndrome, stent

Most people do not know they have May-Thurner Syndrome. It is often identified when they present with a deep vein thrombosis (DVT). A simple procedure can alleviate the problem.