Aneurysmal disease can defined as a weakness in the wall of an artery which makes it more susceptible to rupture which is very often catastrophic as well as a nidus for arterial thromboembolic events. A ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm and its inherent complications have the lives of several notable people in history including Albert Einstein, Lucille Ball, George C. Scott and Rodney Dangerfield. Initially there was not much to offer surgically to these patients with these lethal conditions.
Center for Vascular Medicine Offers Genetic Testing For Personalized Vascular CareGREENBELT, Md. (9/9/2014): Center for Vascular Medicine now offers genetic testing as a diagnostic tool in its approach to treating patients with vascular conditions including peripheral artery disease (PAD). With a simple swab of the cheek, the physicians at Center for Vascular Med
Dr. Gaurav Lakhanpal is a member of our team of physicians at the Center for Vascular Medicine. He brings his education, training and years of experience as a cardiologist to patients who can benefit from endovascular interventional procedures. With an in depth understanding of how these procedures can improve both health and daily quality of life, Dr.
The Center for Vascular Medicine has published the Summer Newsletter with several key articles on current medical issues. Here are highlights from this issue, which is available for download here. Increased patient coverage with ACA: under the new regulations put forth in the Affordable Care Act, patients with chronic kidney and vascular disease are no longer denied insurance coverage due to "existing condition" status.
Monday, June 1st, 2015 will mark the re-opening of the Center for Vascular Medicine Silver Spring location! This location will continue to provide high quality diagnostic and treatment services for vascular disease "outside of the heart": this includes pelvic pain disease.