• Overview

    Peripheral Vascular Diseases (PVD) encompass a range of disorders affecting blood vessels outside the heart and brain. Commonly caused by atherosclerosis, diabetes, or inflammation, PVD leads to compromised blood flow to limbs. Symptoms include pain, numbness, and skin changes. Diagnosis involves imaging studies like angiography.

    Management strategies include lifestyle modifications, medication, and in severe cases, surgical interventions like angioplasty or bypass surgery. Effective PVD care emphasizes risk factor control, encouraging healthy habits, and early detection to prevent complications like limb ischemia or amputation. A multidisciplinary approach ensures comprehensive care, promoting vascular health and enhancing overall well-being for individuals affected by Peripheral Vascular Diseases.

Exploring Peripheral Vascular Diseases (PVD): Varieties and Implications

Diverse Forms, Types and Characteristics

  • Atherosclerosis: Narrowing due to arterial plaque buildup
  • Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD): Obstruction affecting lower extremities
  • Buerger's Disease: Inflammatory condition impacting arteries, often linked to smoking
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT): Blood clot formation in deep veins
  • Raynaud's Disease: Vasoconstriction affecting fingers and toes in response to cold
  • Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI): Impaired blood return to the heart
  • Thromboangiitis Obliterans: Inflammatory disease causing blood vessel blockages
  • Vasculitis: Inflammation affecting blood vessels, disrupting normal flow

Causes of Peripheral Vascular Diseases (PVD)

Understanding Vascular Compromises: Multifaceted Origins of PVD

  • Atherosclerosis: Plaque accumulation in peripheral arteries
  • Diabetes Mellitus: Elevated blood sugar damaging vessel walls
  • Hyperlipidemia: Elevated cholesterol fostering atherosclerotic changes
  • Hypertension: Chronic high blood pressure stressing vascular integrity
  • Smoking: Tobacco use leading to endothelial dysfunction and constriction
  • Inflammatory Disorders: Conditions triggering vascular inflammation and damage
  • Genetic Predisposition: Inherited factors influencing vascular health
  • Connective Tissue Disorders: Abnormalities affecting blood vessel structure
  • Thromboembolism: Blood clots obstructing peripheral vessels
  • Occupational Hazards: Exposures contributing to vascular compromise
  • Sedentary Lifestyle: Lack of physical activity impacting vascular health

PVD Diagnostics: Tools and Techniques for Precision Insight

Deciphering Vascular Health: A Closer Look at PVD Diagnosis

  • Doppler Ultrasound: Assessing blood flow through sound waves
  • Angiography: Visualizing blood vessels using contrast dye and X-rays
  • CT or MRI: Detailed imaging for vascular structure evaluation
  • Ankle-Brachial Index (ABI): Assessing blood pressure in extremities
  • Blood Tests: Identifying markers of vascular health and inflammation
  • Duplex Ultrasound: Combining traditional and Doppler ultrasound for evaluation
  • Segmental Pressures: Measuring blood pressure at different leg levels
  • Physical Examination: Assessing signs and symptoms of vascular compromise
  • Arterial and Venous Ultrasound: Visualizing blood flow and vessel condition

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

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