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What To Expect During Port Placement Surgery

If you’re undergoing chemotherapy or other intravenous (IV) treatments, a port can spare you the discomfort of frequent needle sticks. Our vascular team discusses port placement and what to expect during this minor surgical procedure.

Oct 12th, 2021
What is Dialysis?

Are you facing dialysis due to advancing kidney disease that’s trending toward kidney failure? Learn more about dialysis and the many benefits it offers.

Sep 8th, 2021
Imaging Technologies Used by Vascular Specialists

Advances in ultrasound, X-ray, and other imaging technologies make it possible to diagnose and treat complex medical issues without traditional surgery. Read how our vascular specialists use these powerful tools to improve your circulatory health.

Aug 10th, 2021
Is it Peripheral Neuropathy or PAD?

Confused about whether you’re experiencing peripheral arterial disease (PAD) or nerve damage described as peripheral neuropathy? Our vascular expert explains how these conditions differ and the characteristics they share.

Jul 12th, 2021
Myths and Facts About Dialysis

Are you or a loved one facing the possibility of dialysis due to chronic kidney disease? Worried about what that means for the future? Our vascular expert separates fact from fiction as he discusses this life-saving treatment.

Jun 28th, 2021
Signs You Have Uterine Fibroids

Our vascular specialist shares insight regarding the signs and symptoms of uterine fibroids and information about the treatments available for this relatively common and often frustrating condition.

May 11th, 2021
How to Exercise When You Have PAD

Should you exercise if you have peripheral artery disease? Absolutely. As long as you’re under a doctor’s supervision. Our vascular specialist shares expert insight about the many benefits of exercising with PAD.

Apr 1st, 2021
How Radiology Services Can Help Your Wounds

Are you struggling with a venous ulcer, diabetic foot ulcer, or another nonhealing wound? Why would you see an interventional radiologist for that? Find out more from an expert wound care team.

Feb 3rd, 2021
What to Expect With Dialysis Access Surgery

Dialysis access surgery is a vital component of the life-saving treatment necessary for individuals whose kidneys no longer function adequately. Learn what’s involved from the experts who specialize in this procedure.

Jan 1st, 2021
Noticing the Signs of Peripheral Arterial Disease

What do brittle toenails, leg pain, and skin discoloration have in common? They’re all symptoms of peripheral arterial disease. Find out more about PAD and what it says about your overall health from an expert in the field.

Dec 8th, 2020
Help for Your Uterine Fibroids

Symptomatic uterine fibroids can make life miserable. Fortunately, you can choose to get rid of your fibroids and the symptoms they cause. Better yet, you don’t need surgery or hormone therapy to do that. Read more.

Nov 19th, 2020
5 Popular Radiology Technologies

X-rays are imaging studies used to evaluate broken bones. But did you know that specialists also use imaging studies (radiology technology) to diagnose and successfully treat numerous conditions throughout your body? Read on to find out more.

Oct 5th, 2020
What to Expect When You Get Your Port Placed

Have you been told you would benefit from a port placement? Wondering what it’s like to get a port and why you might need one? Find out from a specialist who often performs this relatively routine but typically beneficial medical procedure.

Sep 23rd, 2020
Home Care for Your Port

A port can make life easier when you’re undergoing frequent treatments for various health-related issues. Find out how to care for your port at home and signs that may indicate a problem with your port.

Jul 29th, 2020
Understanding Uterine Fibroid Embolization

Fibroids in your uterus are a common cause of pelvic pain, cramping, and heavy bleeding. Uterine fibroid embolization is a source of relief for this situation. Learn more about the uterine fibroid embolization procedure and if it can help you.

Jul 29th, 2020
How Is Peripheral Arterial Disease Diagnosed?

At all times, blood is traveling through your body via a complex network of arteries, veins, and capillaries. Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) can put a kink in that system. Learn what to look out for and how it’s diagnosed.

Apr 1st, 2020