We may describe it as;
“It is the surgical process that is used to treat the diseases of vascular system such as; veins, arteries and lymphatic circulation and it involves the procedures such as; minimal invasive catheter technique, surgical reconstruction as well as medical therapies.”
The professional practitioners of this surgery are called as vascular surgeons.
How does this Department Work?
In hospital settings, this department has prime importance and the patients admitted in this are handled with great care. Because this is concerned with those patients who are at greater risk of morbidity (death) than any other patient suffering from any disease. This is not concerned about the patients with minor conditions as this only handles those who require this surgery as the final treatment and there is no other treatment that could be helpful for them.
What Conditions are being Handled under this Department?
There are several conditions of the vascular system that could only be treated with a surgical process and these conditions are;
- Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
- Aortic Dissection
- Aortoiliac Occlusive disease
- Arm artery disease
- Carotid artery disease
- Chronic venous insufficiency
- Connective tissue disorder (CTD)
- Deep vein thrombosis
- Endoleaks (type I-V)
- Fibromuscular disease
- Giant cell arteries
- Mesenteric ischemia
- Peripheral aneurysm
- Peripheral arterial disease
- Portal hypertension
- Pulmonary embolism
- Reno-vascular conditions
- Thoracic aortic aneurysm
- Thoracic outlet syndrome
- Varicose veins
- Vascular infections
- Vascular trauma
- Visceral artery aneurysm
What Services are provided in this department?
As there is a wide range of disorders of the vascular system so the researchers have evolved a wide range of services or techniques that could be really useful in the treatment of these conditions. These services have been proven by a long period of trials and now are being used as the method of choice by the professionals of this field.
- Carotid endarterectomy
- Catheter-directed thrombolytic therapy
- Diabetic foot care
- Dialysis access
- Endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm
- Endovascular treatment of an aortic dissection
- Open surgery treatment of an aortic dissection
- Peripherally inserted central catheter line
- Repair of a thoracic aortic aneurysm
- Surgical bypass
- Surgical bypass for Aortoiliac occlusive disease
- Thoracic endovascular aortic repair
- Thrombolytic therapy
Now you can find best vascular surgeons in all major cities of Pakistan