This site was conceived by Hisham Bassiouny M.D, FACS. ito provide:
1. Up to date information on vascular conditions and their management.
2. The latest on cutting edge diagnostic and therapeutic techniques used for treating vascular disorders and most recent relevant publications and trends in the field.
3. A portal for patients who seek inquiry and evaluation of their vascular conditions.
Vascular disease encompasses many disorders that affect the arteries and veins outside the heart. These commonly include aortic aneurysms, carotid disease and stroke, blockages and clots of the arteries to the lower extremities, gut and kidneys, varicose veins and vein clots.
Vascular disease diagnosis and management is preferrably carried out by dedicated vascular specialists who have undergone substantial training and certification in the diagnosis and treatment of vascular disorders.
It is highly recommended that patients with vascular disease seek such highly qualified specialists who can offer the patient accurate diagnosis and advanced skills in both catheter directed techniques (endovascular techniques i.e. balloons, stents etc) and conventional surgery.