Procedures

Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repair

This procedure is less invasive than the open abdominal repair. Rather than opening the abdomen to access the aorta directly, the surgeon will make an incision in each side of the groin. Through these incisions, the surgeon accesses the aorta through the femoral arteries and moves a graft or patch into the affected area. The […]

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Carotid Endarterectomy

This procedure clears blockages in the carotid artery and restores the blood flow to the brain. An incision is made along the affected carotid and the surgeon removes the blockage. This surgery will result in a brief stay in the IMCU as the patient’s airway needs to be monitored for the first 24 hours. The […]

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Open Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

During this operation the surgeon repairs an aortic aneurysm by opening the patient’s abdomen and inserting a graft. This is a major surgery and will require a hospital stay of approximately seven days; however, every patient is different and the length of stay will vary. Learn More

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Amputation

In some cases an affected limb cannot be saved. Sometimes this happens after a bypass has been attempted, or if the limb is too damaged to be repaired by a bypass. Our surgeons will try to remove the least amount of leg or foot possible. The procedure itself is quite straightforward, as the unsalvageable part […]

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Aorto Bifemoral Bypass

This surgery bypasses blockages in the iliac arteries. The iliac arteries are the blood vessels that the aorta divides into on the way to the legs. These become the femoral arteries in the legs. The aorto bifemoral bypass surgery links the aorta with the femoral arteries, allowing blood to continue through to the legs. This […]

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Femoral-Femoral or Femoral-Tibial Bypass Surgery

In cases where there is a blockage in a limb, our vascular surgeons will bypass the blockage and restore blood flow to the rest of the limb. This will usually require an incision on the affected leg to allow the surgeon access to the main artery in the leg (the femoral artery). The vascular surgeon […]

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Angioplasty

An angioplasty is a procedure to open arteries that have become either fully or partially blocked. A tiny balloon is inserted through a puncture site, usually in the groin area. This balloon is moved to the spot in the artery where there is a blockage. The balloon is inflated, and opens the artery up. This […]

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Embolectomy

During this procedure, our vascular surgeons clear a blockage from the arteries of a limb suffering ischemia. This is done through a small incision near the site of the blockage. If successful, patients may not need to stay very long in the hospital, maybe only overnight. Learn More

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