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Carotid Artery Disease
Critical Ischaemia
Duplex Ultrasound
Haemodynamics
Intermittent Claudication
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Varicose Veins
Venous Ulcer
Hernia
Skin Lumps
Ingrowing Toenail
Moles
Vasectomy

ABC of Vascular Disease

General Information

This information is provided for general reference only.  For further details specific to individual cases seek advice from your general practitioner or specialist.

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Vascular System

Occlusive Arterial Disease

Aneurysmal arterial disease

Microvascular Disease

Venous Disease

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Venous problem

Spider Veins
Varicose Veins
Lipodermatosclerosis
Venous Ulcer
Deep Vein Thrombosis
Economy Class Syndrome
 

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Arterial problems ...

Carotid Artery Disease (transient ischaemic attack, stroke)
Aortic Aneurysm
Intermittent Claudication (muscle pain on walking)
Critical Ischaemia (foot pain at rest, leg and foot ulcers, gangrene)

Risk factors for arterial disease ...

Smoking
Diabetes
Hyperlipidaemia
Hypertension
(Hyperhomocysteinaemia)

Treatment of arterial disease ...

Percutaneous transluminal balloon angioplasty
Arterial Bypass

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Microvascular problems ...

Systemic Lupus Erythematosis
CREST Syndrome
Scleroderma)
(Dermatomyositis)
(Rheumatoid Arthritis)
(Polyarteritis Nodosa)
Raynaud's Syndrome

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General information on minor surgical procedures ...

Hernias
Skin Lumps
Moles
Ingrowing Toenail
Vasectomy

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This information is provided for general reference only.  For further details specific to individual cases seek advice from your general practitioner or specialist.