Vascular surgery specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of blood vessel disorders throughout the body, outside of the heart. A vascular surgeon performs a variety of open and minimally invasive procedures on arteries and veins including the arms, legs, carotid arteries, aorta and other tissues.
Common conditions treated by vascular surgeons are:
- Abdominal aortic aneurysm
- Carotid artery disease
- Peripheral artery disease
- Vein Disease