Diseases

Venous Ulcer

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

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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

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

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

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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

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Varicose Vein

A varicose vein is a condition wherein the veins get twisted and enlarged. The veins in the legs are most affected by this condition due to the increasing pressure on the lower body while standing and walking upright. For some people, varicose veins and spider veins – a mild variation of varicose veins, are a cosmetic concern but for others, it is a serious problem causing aching pain and discomfort. In some cases, varicose veins can lead to serious health

Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm

Aorta is the major blood vessel in the humans that feed blood to the body. A person can develop a thoracic aortic aneurysm (TAA) if the upper part of their aorta is weak. An aneurysm can lead to tearing in the arterial wall which can cause life-threatening bleeding. The chances of a small and slow-growing TAA rupturing are less compared to large, fast-growing aneurysms which may rupture anytime. The occurrence of TAA is rare and is found in 6 –

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Aorta is the largest blood vessel in the human body. It is responsible for carrying blood from the heart to the head, arms, abdomen, legs and pelvis. Due to certain problems, the walls of the aorta swell or bulge out like a balloon, when this happens in the part of the aorta in the abdomen, it is called as abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). Usually, AAAs don’t cause many problems, but a ruptured aneurysm can become life-threatening. That’s why, if diagnosed