Vascular Surgery: A Surgery for Blood Vessel


Vascular Surgery: A Surgery for Blood Vessel

Medicine Science is divided and sub divided into numerous categories and one such medicine science category is of Vascular Surgery. Here the specialization is to treat the body’s blood vessels which don’t include the blood vessels of heart. To explain in lay man’s term the doctors who specialize in this field called Vascular Surgeons are able to restore blood’s flow in that area of body which has damaged blood vessels due to trauma like accidents etc, or due to some disease etc. for example when the a diabetic patient starts having problem of no proper blood flow to feet, therein a Vascular surgeon will decide whether there is need of vascular surgery to help the patient.

Cardio Vascular Surgery

Doctors who do Vascular Surgery are called as Vascular Surgeons. Under vascular Surgery many other types of surgery are part and interrelated such as the Cardiothoracic Surgery. Majorly all these surgeries are related to Heart, Arteries, and Blood Vessels. There are Cardiovascular Surgery, Peripheral Surgery and Thoracic vascular surgery etc. Cardiothoracic Surgery includes surgery to be done on the thorax that is chest, including treatments of the conditions of heart and the lungs. Cardiac Surgery is involved with heart and the great vessels like arteries. Thoracic surgery is the surgery where its involving lungs. These are all separate surgical specialties.

Surgical Procedures are further divided into:

  • Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: this includes
  • Minimal Invasive Heart Surgery
  • Transmyocardinal Laser Revascularization
  • Off Pump Coronary Bypass
  • Endovascular Vein Harvesting
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgery: this includes
  • Femoral Popliteal Bypass
  • Femoral Tibial Bypass
  • Carotoid Endartectomy
  • Aneurysm Repair: this includes
  • Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Thoracic Aneurysm Repair
  • Heart Valve Surgery: this includes
  • Mitral Valve Repair or Replacement
  • Aortic Valve Repair or Replacement
  • Pulmonary Valve Repair Replacement

And many more

Thoracic Lung Surgery: this is to treat cancer, long term infection, collapsed long tissues, dilated sections of lungs and enlarged airways.

The Vascular Surgeons and the Endovascular Surgeons treat blood vessels and the Lymphatic system conditions of the body. Vascular Surgeons treat the Varicose Veins.

One Response to Vascular Surgery: A Surgery for Blood Vessel

  1. Vein center says:

    Determines which instruments and method of surgery will be most successful in achieving desired outcome.

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