As a health care consumer, there are important details that you should know about a well-intentioned but misguided piece of legislation -- the Physicians Payments Sunshine Act.
While the benefits of statin use in people with aortic aneurysm disease are not clearly proven, some evidence supports its use. Read further to find out more. It may be worth a discussion with your doctor.
Radiation therapy for head and neck cancers improves outcomes and even saves lives. However, the treatment also can have an unwanted side effect: Damage to blood vessels in the neck. Watch as one of our vascular surgeons explains.
A tear in the inner lining of the aortic artery can allow blood to seep between layers, impeding healthy blood flow. Doctors can now fix these “dissections” with a stent instead of open surgery.
Open stent grafts provide a minimally invasive option for treating abdominal aortic aneurysms that occur above the kidneys. Learn how this works.
Treating aneurysms can require surgery, but, as this video illustrates, now a minimally invasive technique uses a wire stent coated in polyester to repair some abdominal aortic aneurysms without invasive surgery.
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.
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.
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.