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

Swollen Arm Due to Blockage in Fistula

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