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Vascular Surgery

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Independence Health System is proud to offer specialized vascular surgery. Our highly skilled team is dedicated to providing the best possible care for patient needs through personalized treatment plans and advanced surgical techniques.

What Is Vascular Surgery?

Vascular surgery is a medical specialty dealing with conditions related to the circulatory system, encompassing the arteries and veins. It aims to manage diseases affecting the vascular system through minimally invasive catheter procedures and surgical reconstruction. Our team treats a wide range of vascular conditions, including the following and more:

  • Varicose veins
  • Peripheral artery disease (PAD)
  • Carotid artery disease
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA)
  • Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
  • Renal artery stenosis
  • Lower extremity arterial and diabetic-related wounds/ulcers
  • Dialysis Access

A Comprehensive Approach to Vascular Surgery

At Independence Health System, we adopt a comprehensive approach to vascular surgery. This involves:

  • Initial Consultation: Our vascular specialists will conduct a thorough examination to understand the patient's condition and health concerns.
  • Diagnosis: We utilize innovative and advanced diagnostic tools to accurately identify vascular conditions.
  • Treatment: Based on the diagnostic testing results, our surgeons will recommend the best course of treatment for the patient’s specific needs.
  • Post-Surgery Care: Post-surgery, we provide extensive care and support to promote a quicker recovery and decreased risk of complications.

Vascular Surgery Treatments may include:

  • Carotid surgery
  • Vascular surgery
  • Lower extremity aneurysm repair
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) - including endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) utilizing Helix-FX technology when appropriate
  • Peripheral bypass surgery
  • Angioplasty, atherectomy and stenting
  • Vein ablation and removal of varicose veins
  • Dialysis access
  • Drug-coated balloons (DCB) as a treatment option for peripheral artery disease (PAD)
  • Wound treatment

Schedule a Consultation with a Vascular Specialist

Experience unparalleled vascular surgery at Independence Health System, your trusted hospital system throughout western Pennsylvania. We are committed to enhancing your vascular health and overall well-being through evidence-based methods and practices.

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