• Overview

    Aortic occlusion occurs when the main blood vessel, the aorta, is partially or completely blocked. This obstruction disrupts the normal blood flow, potentially causing severe complications. Causes may include atherosclerosis, blood clots, or trauma. Symptoms vary based on the affected segment but may involve pain, numbness, or organ dysfunction. Diagnosis involves imaging studies like CT scans. Treatment options range from medication to surgical interventions, such as angioplasty or bypass surgery, depending on the severity and location of the occlusion. Prompt medical attention is crucial to mitigate complications and preserve vital blood circulation, emphasizing the importance of early detection and intervention in managing aortic occlusion.

Aortic Occlusion: Recognizing Critical Signs of Vascular Distress

From Pain to Numbness: Unveiling Symptoms for Timely Intervention

  • Severe abdominal or back pain
  • Numbness or weakness in legs
  • Cold or pale extremities
  • Organ dysfunction in severe cases

From Atherosclerosis to Trauma: Understanding the Underlying Factors

Unveiling Aortic Occlusion Causes

  • Atherosclerosis: Narrowing due to fatty deposits
  • Blood Clots: Formation hindering normal blood flow
  • Trauma: Physical injury impacting aortic integrity
  • Aortic Aneurysm: Ballooning weakens vessel, leading to occlusion
  • Inflammatory Conditions: Inflammation affecting aortic walls
  • Infection: Bacterial or fungal invasion causing vessel blockage
  • Embolism: Traveling debris obstructing the aortic pathway
  • Genetic Factors: Inherited conditions contributing to occlusion risk
  • Smoking and Poor Lifestyle: Unhealthy habits impacting vascular health
  • Hypertension: Elevated blood pressure stressing the aortic walls
  • Diabetes: High glucose levels linked to atherosclerosis and occlusion

Guarding Against Aortic Occlusion: Strategies for Vascular Well-being

Preventive Measures to Safeguard Your Aortic Health Journey

  • Maintain Healthy Blood Pressure Levels
  • Adopt a Heart-Healthy Diet Rich in Fiber
  • Regular Exercise for Cardiovascular Fitness
  • Quit Smoking to Protect Vascular Integrity
  • Manage Diabetes through Lifestyle and Medication
  • Control Cholesterol for Optimal Vascular Health
  • Regular Health Checkups for Early Detection and Intervention
  • Embrace Stress-Reducing Practices for Overall Well-being

Why People Choose Us?

Exceptional Vascular Care: Precision, Expertise, and Patient-Centric Dedication

  • Educational Excellence: DNB, MS, MBBS, Gujarat University
  • Decades of Experience: Over 12 years in vascular surgery
  • Hospital Affiliation: Associated with Sir Ganga Ram Hospital
  • Cutting-Edge Specialization: Expertise in Peripheral Vascular Surgery
  • Medical Advancement: Plays a key role in advanced surgical interventions

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Dr. Nikhil Sharma-
Dr. Nikhil Sharma

Vascular & Endo Vascular Surgeon

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