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The What, Why and How of Varicose Veins

The What, Why and How of Varicose Veins

First things first: The What We have all experienced being stuck in a traffic jam at some point in our lives. That jam is usually caused by a problem causing blockade on the road. The blockade results in the choking of traffic on the route. In our body, our blood is like the many drivers that travel each day and the vessels or the tubes are the roads that are spread across the body.   Veins are the roads that bring the weary

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October Case Study

This is a 75 year old female with a history of significant left arm swelling of a chronic nature, with heaviness, tiredness, swelling, tingling of the left arm that developed after a port placement via the left subclavian approach for her breast cancer chemotherapy.  The porta-cath was removed post-treatment.  Following this, she developed significant swelling of the left arm with symptoms as mentioned.  On physical exam. there was 5 cm circumferential differential between the left and the right arm, with left arm

Critical Limb Ischemia

Critical Limb Ischemia

This is a patient with a history of critical limb ischemia. She had no significant out flow. She had large vascular ulcers. She had limb pain of significant nature. After recanalization and stenting, her pain finished significantly. She was then treated with sessions of hyperbaric and was managed by our wound care team and now on her way to recovery.

AHA Outlines Diagnosis

AHA Outlines Diagnosis, Treatment Options for Under Recognized Critical Limb Ischemia

TCTMD Critical limb ischemia — evidenced by ischemic rest pain, a non healing wound/ulcer, or gangrene for more than 2 weeks with signs of poor blood flow — remains under-recognized by clinicians and patients, but a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association addresses this lack of awareness, as well as the uncertainty over the best means of patient management. READ MORE

Dr. Siddique at AZH Vascular Has Been Chosen as 1 of 17 PI in the nation for the STAND Research!

Milwaukee, Wisc., July 18, 2019: AZH Centers announces that Dr. Awais Siddique, Interventional Radiologist at AZH Vascular has been chosen as 1 of 17 Peripheral Interventionalists in the nation for the STAND study (A Clinical Evaluation of the MicroSTent PeripherAl Vascular SteNt in subjects with Arterial Disease Below the Knee). The STAND study is a randomized, multicenter pivotal clinical study of the MicroStent device. STAND research is an important step toward FDA approval of MicroStent and will include approximately 200 patients

Awais H. Siddique, MD featured in Black Women 50+ Magazine!

The Franklin Institute, a science museum in Philadelphia, reports that the average adult body contains approximately 100,000 miles of blood vessels. ​Pelvic Congestion Syndrome (PCS) is also known as Pelvic Vein Incompetence (PVI) which manifest as pooling or accumulation of blood in the veins surrounding the pelvis. This chronic medical condition in women is traced to genetics and varicose veins in the lower abdomen. Chronic pain and a constant dull ache aggravated by standing are also associated with this disease. Awais H.

AZH Specialists Selected as Faculty Lecturers at 2018 NCVH and APWCA Conferences

Dr. Niezgoda and Dr. Siddique, along with Vicky Magnan, OTR were selected as faculty in the wound, vascular, and lymphedema fields, adding to the robust and distinguished faculty chosen to lecture at the 2018 American Professional Wound Care Association Conference. The APWCA conference was held September 6-8, and is a nationally recognized clinical conference, drawing hundreds of medical professionals. The AZH center was also represented by Brandon Hoffman, BS and Jonathan Niezgoda, MA. Discussing an exciting new technology in the wound care