Vascular surgeon detects stretching or narrowing of the hand, leg, neck arteries, changes in deep veins or vascular diseases, and prescribes the most appropriate treatment for the patient. This specialist not only advises and treats the patients with arterial, venous or lymphatic system disorders, but also performs various vascular surgeries.
The most common vascular diseases, requiring the help of a vascular surgeon: Atherosclerosis is a chronic artery wall disease, also known as vascular “calcification”. Varicose is the enlargement of veins. This disease usually affects the elderly. Patients are affected by leg pain and tingling, raised and swollen leg veins.
Patients with high blood pressure, diabetes mellitus or obesity are at increased risk of cardiovascular disease. During consultation, the vascular surgeon at the clinic “Nefrida” performs all necessary examinations, selects the most appropriate treatment method, and, if necessary, performs surgical intervention.
Often, after the procedure in the doctor’s office, patients have questions that they do not dare to ask during the visit or that come to mind only later. In this section, you will find in advance all the most useful information that you should know in the post-procedural period.
What provokes vascular calcification and diseases?
Bad habits, genetics, stress, irregular and poor-quality diet, too little physical activity.
What is the most common vascular disease?
Atherosclerosis or calcification of blood vessels, when fat and calcium accumulate on the walls of blood vessels.
If you are hesitating whether you really want to make an appointment for a procedure in our clinic, we invite you to read the frequently asked questions section prepared by our doctors. In it, you will find all the answers to your questions even before the procedure, so you can feel confident in your choice!
When is it recommended to visit an angiosurgeon?
It is a good idea to see a doctor if you experience heaviness, fatigue and swelling in your legs, frequent cramps, enlarged leg veins, temperature changes in one or both legs, and imbalance.
When is a neck vascular examination performed?
If you often suffer from headaches, dizziness, flickering in the eyes, short-term blindness occurs. The test is also recommended for those with high blood pressure or high cholesterol, and those with diabetes.
Are vascular surgery invasive procedures?
Gydant paprastesnes problemas, jei veninė kraujotaka sveika, operacijos nereikia – tuomet išsiplėtusius kapiliarus galima šalinti lazeriu. Sudėtingesniais atvejais operacijos gali būti atliekamos.
Are varicose veins on the legs an aesthetic problem?
No, it is a disease called varicose veins. It is more common in women. During the treatment, the aim is to direct the blood to flow through other, healthy veins, and completely damaged veins must be removed.
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