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The venous ulcer

At presentation to the OPD A 45 year old lorry driver came to the opd with complaints of a wound over his left leg that refused to heal since 8 months. He had undergone multiple consultations with general and plastic surgery teams but with no success. The patient had long working hours and was the sole breadwinner and the wound causing him pain and difficulty in working leading to a pay cut. The vascular surgeons noticed that he had good supply of

Emergency STENT GRAFT for aortic dissection in a case of RENAL TRANSPLANT

A young gentleman with high blood pressure and kidney failure had undergone a kidney transplant. The day after his surgery, while in ICU a tear in his aorta , the main blood vessel carrying blood from the heart was noticed. On evaluation with a CT scan a long tear in his aorta was seen starting from the chest till the blood vessel flowing into his left leg. Such tears in the aorta are seen in people who have high blood

Fistula Blockage

AV fistula are the lifeline of patients with kidney failure. They are the most preferred and safe way of performing dialysis. However some times they do run into problems. An elderly gentleman who was both diabetic and hypertensive with kidney failure was dialysing through a fistula on his right arm. He started to complain of pain and swelling in the arm during dialysis and the swelling would not come down even after dialysis. He was referred to the vascular surgery

DISASTER AVERTED!!!

CT scan showing pseudoaneurysm with right kidney bleed A middle aged lady had travelled over two thousand kms seeking treatment for a sudden abdomen pain that had started two days back and was worsening. Scans done at her hometown had shown her to have internal bleeding in her abdomen and physicians had expressed inability to manage this there. She was in discomfort and tests revealed that she had ruptured one of the blood vessels in

7 Ways to Get Rid of Varicose Veins for Good

Varicose veins are enlarged, irregular veins that cause pain. These are also a matter of cosmetic concern. Other symptoms of varicose veins include reddish-purple color patches, hardened veins, skin ulcers, and phlebitis that causes hardness and discoloration.  Varicose veins occur when the blood flowing in the vessels leaks back into the leg, and this causes swelling, pain, and tenderness. The vein specialist designs the treatment based on physical examination, blood tests, the weight of the patient, and the complete diagnosis of

When To Seek Medical Help During The COVID Crisis.

The COVID crisis has completely debilitated the country’s healthcare services. All resources are now geared towards preparing for the possible huge numbers. Due to the risk of transmission and spread everyone is following social distancing and avoiding visiting hospitals. However even during this time other illness continues and there will be situations where you will need medical advice/ to visit a hospital. As a vascular patient listed below are some scenarios where you must seek medical help If you are a diabetic and

AV Fistula Surgery at Vascular Clinic in Bangalore

Dialysis & A-V Fistula

Dialysis is a medical procedure performed on a person when one or both their kidneys fail. When the kidneys are no longer able to perform their daily tasks, the doctors recommend the patient to start dialysis. With the help of dialysis, the blood in the body is washed and poisons, waste and extra water are removed. Dialysis is a replacement for the function of the kidneys until the time the patient finds a healthy donor for a kidney transplant. During

DVT Specialist Near Me

Deep Vein Thrombosis

A formation of the blood clot (thrombus) in one or more deep veins in the body, usually legs, is called Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT). It causes leg pain or swelling, but at times can occur without any symptoms. DVT can develop due to certain medical conditions that impact blood clots, like if the patient is immobile after a surgery or an accident, or when they’re confined to a bed. DVT can become a serious condition if the clots break loose

Peripheral Artery Disease

Peripheral artery disease (PAD) also known as the peripheral arterial disease is a medical condition where the arteries get narrowed and can’t carry much-needed blood to other parts of the body like arms and legs. It’s a form of peripheral vascular disease. When a person develops PAD, their legs don’t receive enough blood flow to keep up with the demand. This can cause leg pain while walking, which is the most notable symptom. If a person is suffering from PAD