Vascular Surgery

Vascular surgery is the branch of surgery that occupies itself with surgical interventions of arteries and veins, as well as conservative therapies for disease of the peripheral vascular system. Surgery of the heart is the specialism of the cardiothoracic surgeon.

  • Arterial diseases include
    • Aneurysms
    • Ischemia
      • Limb ischemia
        • Acute limb ischemia
        • Chronic limb ischemia : (Intermittent claudication and peripheral artery occlusive disease)
      • Renal ischemia
      • Digestive Ischemia
    • Extracranial cerebrovascular disease
  • Venous disease include
    • Varicosities
    • Venous malformations

What is Vascular surgery?

History of Vascular Surgery