It is a procedure that can open up a blocked blood vessel using a small, flexible plastic tube, or catheter, with a “balloon” at the end.
Atherectomy is a minimally-invasive procedure performed to remove fatty plaque from an artery that is partially blocked.
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a medical condition that occurs when a blood clot forms in a deep vein. These clots usually develop in the lower leg, thigh, or pelvis, but they can also occur in the arm.
An abdominal aortic aneurysm is an enlarged area in the lower part of the major vessel that supplies blood to the body (aorta). The aorta runs from the heart through the center of the chest and abdomen.
During Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) filter placement, a filtering device is placed within the IVC, a large vein in the abdomen that returns blood from the lower half of the body to the heart.
Carotid artery disease occurs when fatty deposits (plaques) clog the blood vessels that deliver blood to your brain and head (carotid arteries). The blockage increases your risk of stroke, a medical emergency that occurs when the blood supply to the brain is interrupted or seriously reduced.
Healthcare providers use endovascular coiling, also called endovascular embolization, to block blood flow into an aneurysm.
Dialysis is a procedure to remove waste products and excess fluid from the blood when the kidneys stop working properly. It often involves diverting blood to a machine to be cleaned.
Femoral popliteal bypass surgery, or fem pop bypass, creates a new route for blood flow to your lower leg. During the leg bypass, your surgeon places a graft, a replacement for the damaged artery.
A femoral endarterectomy is done to remove fatty buildup (plaque) from the femoral artery.