Midwest Vascular Institute
Since 1993, Midwest Vascular Institute, a multidisciplinary team of physicians, nurses and other professionals, have been dedicated to delivering outstanding care to patients at Hopedale Medical Complex.
HMC was one of the first hospitals in the United States to establish an arteriography suite in the operating room. This allows a combination of stenting and open surgical procedures to be done simultaneously, saving patients time and money.
The Board Certified vascular surgeons at HMC pride themselves in providing patients with the latest technology and choosing the right approach for each individual.
Vascular medical conditions treated at Midwest Vascular Institute include:
- Carotid occlusive disease
- TIA (Transient Ischemia Attack)
- Aortic aneurysm
- Non-healing leg ulcers
- Pain in the legs with walking (claudication)
- Severe hypertension due to narrowing of the kidney arteries
- Circulation disorders of the hands
- Blood clots in the veins of the legs and arms
- Varicose veins
- Leg swelling of unkown cause
- Clotting disorders
Procedures performed by Midwest Vascular Institute physicians include:
- Carotid endarterectomy – removal of plaque from the neck artery to prevent stroke
- Aortic aneurysm repair – endovascular and open surgical repair
- Angioplasty and stenting of the arteries throughout the body
- Vein stripping and vein injection therapy
- Dialysis shunt placement
- Vena cava filter placement
- Medical treatment of clot disorders (deep vein thrombosis) with clot lysis where appropriate
No Referral Required
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