Varicose veins are enlarged, twisted and dark veins that appear on the legs and feet. Whilst they are not dangerous and very common, varicose veins can significantly affect people’s quality of life. Miss Nung Rudarakanchana, highly experienced consultant vascular and endovascular surgeon, explains when people should seek medical attention and what treatment options are available.
Complex aortic disease is a vascular medical condition, often appearing without symptoms, that can lead to dangerous complications. Mr Michael Dialynas, expert consultant vascular surgeon, provides a comprehensive overview of complex aortic disease, explaining what are the different types, what treatments are available and when surgery is required.
Aortic surgery is a term to describe an operative procedure carried out on the artery, the main blood vessel in the body. Mr Paritosh Sharma, leading London consultant vascular surgeon, discusses the surgery in further detail, looking at the various types of surgery, why they might be performed, and for whom the surgery is suitable.
What's the link between deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and COVID-19? It's created a situation where people who have the infection are at a higher risk of developing of DVT. Here to shed light on exactly why, is leading consultant vascular surgeon Mr Manj Gohel.
It's well known that varicose veins can look unsightly. However, what about other associated symptoms such as itching and swelling? Leading consultant vascular surgeon Mr Manj Gohel is here to highlight the condition and what can be done to ensure that treatment matches each patient's individual needs.
Peripheral vascular disease is a condition affecting the body's vascular system where arteries become narrower and consequently blood flow is reduced. We invited leading consultant vascular and endovascular surgeon Mr Mohamed Abdelhamid to explain what factors make someone at high risk of developing the condition and what role exercise can play in preventing, and even reversing, the development of peripheral vascular disease.
Peripheral vascular disease is a condition where blocked arteries restrict blood flow, causing cramp-like pain in the legs and, in some patients, pain in the feet while resting. In this article highly esteemed consultant vascular and endovascular surgeon Mr Mohamed Abdelhamid gives expert insight on the condition's symptoms and diagnosis as well as treatment options.
Varicose veins, swollen veins which are dark blue or purple in colour, can affect people's confidence and make them self-conscious. Treatment is widely available but unfortunately is not always successful and can leads to recurrence of the varicose veins. In this article, renowned consultant venous surgeon, Dr Omar Abu-Bakr explains why this can occur and what patients can expect from high quality treatment.
In his first article, consultant vascular and general surgeon Professor Vassilis Hadjianastassiou explained what an abdominal aortic aneurysm is. But how are they treated? Professor Hadjianastassiou delves into the treatment options in this second article and provides important information to consider if having a procedure.
There are different kinds of aneurysms, as they can happen in any artery in the body. Abdominal aortic aneurysms are the most common ones. In this article, consultant vascular and general surgeon Professor Vassilis Hadjianastassiou details what they are and what patients should know.