Deciding if Uterine Fibroid Embolization Is Right for You
If you’re one of the many women who has been diagnosed with uterine fibroids, you’ll be happy to know there are many treatment options for you to consider. Here at the PA Vascular Institute, our doctors will provide the treatment you need to resolve fibroid problems so you can get your health back on the […]
Why an Early Diagnosis of Peripheral Arterial Disease is Critical
Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is relatively common, affecting more than 9 million people in the U.S. It is more prevalent in people who are 65 and older, but it can happen at any age. High blood pressure, smoking, high cholesterol, diabetes, and obesity increase the risk for PAD. Therefore, early diagnosis is critical because PAD […]
The 411 on Uterine Fibroids: What Are the Causes and Symptoms?
If you have a heavy menstrual period accompanied by painful cramping, painful intercourse, and always have the urge to urinate, you may have uterine fibroids and not even know it. While the name itself sounds very scary and alarming, uterine fibroids are noncancerous, benign lumps that are 100% treatable. In some cases treatment is not […]
Know the Facts About PAD: Peripheral Artery Disease Fact Sheet
Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) is a rather common circulatory condition that is characterized by reduced blood flow to the limbs, typically caused by plaque build-up in the walls of the arteries. The disease can cause severe pain to diagnosed individuals as well as muscle cramping in the thighs, calves, or hips when walking or exercising. […]
Understanding Peripheral Artery Disease or PAD
Here at PA Vascular Institute, we recognize that the month of September is Peripheral Artery Disease Awareness Month so we would like to shed some light on this important topic. Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) is a condition that affects millions of people throughout the United States. With treatments for peripheral artery disease available in Lehigh […]
Symptoms of BPH and How Prostate Artery Embolization Can Help
Benign prostatic hyperplasia, also known as prostate gland enlargement or an enlarged prostate, is a common disease that affects a considerable percentage of aging males. It is known to cause significant discomfort, and urinary complications as the prostate blocks the regular flow of urine from the bladder.
Infographic: How to Prepare for An Intravascular Ultrasound Exam
Vascular disease treatment in Philadelphia from the medical professionals at the PA Vascular Institute utilizes some of the most cutting-edge technology available. We are able to diagnose patients who may have an arterial disease by performing tests like an intravascular ultrasound (IVUS). For top-of-the-line peripheral artery disease treatment in Philadelphia, contact the PA […]
Gain A Better Understanding of An Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) Exam
Here at the PA Vascular Institute, we are one of the top-rated clinics for vascular disease treatment in Philadelphia and the surrounding areas. With our team of medical professionals, you can rest assured that your comfort and well-being will always be our highest priorities. By focusing on conditions that specifically affect the circulatory system, the […]
Infographic: Uterine Fibroid Embolization – What is It?
Uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) is a procedure specifically performed to treat fibroid disease in women. It is minimally invasive and involves the use of cutting-edge technology to shrink the fibroids, thus addressing the problem At PA Vascular Institute, our team of experienced medical professionals works to provide all of our patients with […]
Embolization Procedures and What You Need To Know
Just a few weeks ago, the First Lady of the United States, Melania Trump, underwent a successful kidney embolization procedure which had many people browsing the web to learn more about. Here at PA Vascular Institute, we are more than just the number one choice for Philadelphia residents seeking treatment for vascular problems in their […]