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.
Vascular (Peripheral Arterial Disease)
Stay informed about heart, vascular and thoracic topics in this continuation of The Beating Edge blog from our Heart & Vascular Institute, which is ranked No. 1 in heart care in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
Blood clotting diseases can interrupt the normal flow of blood through your body and lead to dangerous blood clots, but treatment is available.
When arteries to your legs and feet are critically clogged with plaque, grave problems can develop. A new treatment gives hope to patients facing amputation.
Even though women most often seek treatment for varicose veins, men can also suffer pain and cramping from painful, swollen ropy veins. Three treatments offer effective symptom relief.
Fibromuscular Dysplasia (FMD) is a little-known form of vascular disease that leaves many women vulnerable to stroke and severe high blood pressure in the prime of life.
Researchers in Rome found that some patients with peripheral artery disease walked farther with less pain after eating dark chocolate.
After you have surgery to correct a vascular problem, you will play a key role in your own recovery. Get key advice on steps you can take.
Your arteries are like flexible pipes and tiny devices similar to a plumber's drain-clearing tools can help clear clogged arteries. Each patient is different, so device selection is key.
Factor V Leiden is a little known disease, and it might be more common than you think. Having European ancestors increases your risk of having the defective gene for this blood disorder.
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.