Cardiovascular Medicine

Cardiovascular Medicine

Cardiovascular medicine focuses on diagnosing and treating diseases of arteries, veins, and lymphatic vessels. It covers the entire spectrum from prevention to diagnosis and treatment of conditions such as peripheral arterial disease, stroke, deep vein thrombosis, and venous ulcers. It is a subspecialty that requires close collaboration between interventional cardiologists, Cardiovascular and endovascular specialists, interventional radiologists, primary care physicians, and other specialists.

At Vanguard Medical Group, our Cardiovascular medicine specialists are here to help you understand and manage your vascular health. We provide comprehensive care, acute treatments for emergencies, preventive measures to reduce the risk of life-threatening events, and innovative treatments for complex conditions.

Cardiovascular Medicine at Vanguard Medical Group

Vanguard Medical Group is the most acknowledged and up-to-date facility in the Florida for diagnosing and treating cardiovascular and cardiac diseases. Our board-certified and dedicated cardiologists are available to care for patients, whether inpatient or outpatient patients round the clock.

Our experienced cardiologists are always available for preoperative evaluation, and cardiac patients have the facility of being looked after by consultants from various disciplines for second opinions.

Our heart team is board-certified interventional cardiologists, cardiac electrophysiologists, and general cardiologists devoted to protect you from the devastating effects of heart disease and provide support regarding angiography, angioplasty, and cardiac surgery.

Medical Management of Peripheral Arterial Disease

Fatty cholesterol-containing deposits cause peripheral artery disease on the artery wall (atherosclerosis) in the legs resulting in reduced blood flow to the lower legs. Smoking, high blood pressure or cholesterol levels, a family history of peripheral artery disease, or obesity may cause it.

Most people having PAD suffer from symptoms such as:

  • Hair loss
  • Numbness or weakness of legs
  • Ulcers
  • Shrinking of muscles

Our peripheral Cardiovascular specialists will evaluate the patient and review their medical history, and various other factors will be considered to develop a personalized treatment plan. In addition, our doctors provide comprehensive care for people with peripheral artery disease and treatment for claudication using medications, angioplasty, stenting, endarterectomy, and bypass grafting.

Medical Management of Carotid Disease

Carotid artery disease is the narrowing of blood vessels caused by atherosclerosis, resulting in a reduced flow of oxygen and nutrients to the brain. Brain cells die after just a few minutes without blood or oxygen. There are certain risk factors associated with carotid artery disease, including:

  • Smoking
  • Alcohol drinking
  • Diabetes
  • High cholesterol levels
  • Overweight

After proper diagnosis, our specialized team of cardiologists provides carotid disease treatment with different types of medications for carotid artery disease treatment. It includes Antiplatelet, anti-hyperlipidemia, anticoagulants, and anti-hypertensive, depending on the patient’s condition and complications.

At Vanguard, carotid artery stenosis treatment brings together neurologists, neurosurgeons, cardiologists, cardiovascular and endovascular surgeons, and neuro radiologists to provide comprehensive, individualized diagnosis and treatment.

Medical Management of Venous Diseases

Venous diseases are caused by decreased vein valves, resulting in poor circulation. This causes blood to pool and form a clot in the vein, called deep vein thrombosis. Venous diseases can be life-threatening if the clot travels to the lungs and causes a pulmonary embolism. The venous diseases include deep vein thrombosis, ulcers, varicose veins, and chronic venous insufficiency.

At Vanguard, our team strives to provide the most appropriate chronic venous insufficiency treatment in a compassionate environment. We offer comprehensive, leading-edge diagnosis and treatment for all diseases, including varicose vein treatment and treatment for DVT.

Our top-qualified cardiologists and physicians will ensure the patient gets the best medication treatment and provide minimally invasive surgery techniques that lessen recovery time for varicose vein treatment and chronic ulcers.

So, if you or someone you know is experiencing any of these vascular diseases, don’t hesitate to get the help you need and visit us. Our team of dedicated interventional cardiologists, cardiac electrophysiologists, and general cardiologists will help you in every possible way. Get in touch with us now by booking an appointment now!

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General FAQs

Yes, cardiologists, vascular specialists, and interventional radiologists treat peripheral artery disease by prescribing the right medication and providing minimally invasive surgery techniques that lessen recovery time. They also ensure that the patient gets the best possible treatment available.
No, a vascular doctor is not the same as a cardiologist. A cardiologist specializes in diseases related to the heart and cardiovascular system, whereas a vascular doctor specializes in conditions related to the veins and arteries. Cardiologists may also treat vascular diseases, but a vascular doctor is more qualified for vascular treatments.
Unmanaged venous insufficiency can eventually lead to severe complications, ranging from a reduction in physical appearance to more serious issues such as perpetual pain and discomfort, bleeding, superficial thrombophlebitis, and skin changes that could potentially lead to ulceration.

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