OHSU Healthcare Topic Search: Vascular Surgery
Detailed information on amputation, including causes and types of rehabilitation programs for amputations
Carotid Endarterectomy/Carotid Angioplasty with Stenting (tests & procedures)
Carotid endarterectomy (CEA) may be performed to treat a blockage or narrowing of the carotid arteries, thus improving blood supply to the brain. Carotid artery angioplasty with stenting (CAS) is a procedure currently being used on selected patients who are at high risk for surgery.
Femoral Popliteal Bypass Surgery (tests & procedures)
Femoral popliteal (also called femoropopliteal) bypass surgery is a surgical procedure that may be used to treat severe blockage due to plaque in the femoral artery. The femoral and popliteal arteries are located in the legs.
Neurological surgery is used to treat disorders of the brain, spine, and nerves. The doctor who specializes in neurological surgery is called a neurosurgeon or neurological surgeon.
Detailed information on peripheral vascular disease, including symptoms, diagnostic, and treatment information
List of online resources to find additional information on dermatology and common skin conditions
Gangrene is a dangerous and potentially fatal condition that happens when the blood flow to a large group of tissues is cut off.
Glossary of terms relating to cardiovascular disorders in children
Disorders of the nervous system include stroke, infections such as meningitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, and functional disorders such as headache and epilepsy.
Detailed information on the most common types cardiovascular diseases, including symptoms, prevention, diagnostic, implantable cardioverter defibrillators, ICDs, and treatment information
Here's a look at just a few of the tests that have been used or are being used to understand and identify cardiovascular disease.