At Center for Vascular Medicine, we are committed to helping each of our patients find the right treatment to alleviate their symptoms and improve their health. Center for Vascular Medicine has seven conveniently located centers throughout Maryland.
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) occurs when a blood clot has formed deep in the vein. A DVT is an emergent condition that needs proper diagnosis from a trained doctor. If patients do develop DVT, it normally occurs in the legs, though it may occur anywhere in the body. When a blood clot breaks off and travel to other parts of the body, patients can experience some serious health concerns. If you suspect you may have DVT, please contact your doctor as soon as possible.
- Leg pain
- Fatigue when walking
- Difficulty standing or sitting for extended periods of time
- Non-healing wounds (ulcers)
- Critical limb ischemia – an extreme condition caused by insufficient blood flow that may eventually require amputation
- Stroke – 3X more likely in patients with P.A.D.
Diagnostic TechnologyUsing state of the art technology our team of vascular doctors helps patients find relief from a range of vascular conditions.
New studies are emerging that suggest eating three or more servings of fruit and vegetables a day can help decreases your chance of developing peripheral artery disease or PAD. So, like your doctor, and mom, always told you, eat your vegetables!