An endovascular stent graft is nothing but a small metal scaffold inside your aorta. The stent-graft generally supports the weak areas of your aorta. An endovascular stent graft is a non-invasive surgical procedure used to treat abdominal aortic aneurysm.
Abnormal enlargement of the largest blood vessel of your body is generally referred as an abdominal aortic aneurysm. Abdominal aortic aneurysm is mainly due to the weakened vessels in your body that expand gradually. The bulging is seen due to the pressure of the blood flowing through the vessels in the weaker regions of the aorta.
The diabetic condition can generally increase the risk of foot problems. An extremely high blood sugar level is generally associated with the serious complications in people suffering from diabetes. Your feet are at high risk while suffering from diabetes. The condition that can affect your feet during diabetes is diabetic neuropathy and peripheral vascular disease.
Chemoembolization is a process that places chemotherapy and synthetic materials also called as embolic agents into your blood vessels that feed cancerous tumor to cut off the tumors’ blood supply and trap the chemotherapy within.
To treat liver tumors, radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is one good treatment option. RFA is a minimally invasive technique that has the ability to destroy the cancer tumors. Through a probe, bursts of radiofrequency energy are sent to the tumor to heat the diseased tissues. RFA is considered as a local treatment for cancer by delivering the radiation directly to a tumor present in your body.
The main blood vessel in your body is referred as aorta that supplies blood to the abdomen, pelvis and legs. When the aorta becomes weak, it becomes swollen or bulges out to form a small balloon-like structure. This is called an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) when it appears the abdominal part of the aorta.
An aortic aneurysm is nothing but the abnormal enlargement of the aorta. Aorta is the largest blood vessel in your body that supplies blood to the different parts of your body. The bulging of this aorta generally leads to aneurysm. An aneurysm occurs when a segment of your vessels becomes weakened and expands abnormally.
Peripheral arterial disease is a common diseased condition related to your circulatory system. During peripheral arterial disease, the narrowed arteries limit the blood flow to your limbs. During peripheral arterial disease, legs are mostly affected and as they don’t receive enough blood that is required on a daily basis. The common symptom associated with peripheral arterial diseases is claudication (leg pain when walking).
Diabetic foot pain is common amongst diabetic patients and can become severe when left untreated. Diabetic foot ulcers are the sores that are usually seen on the foot pad and it occurs in around 15% of the diabetic patients. The risk of lower-extremity amputation is increased once the ulcer develops.