How Kyphoplasty Works for Treating Compression Fractures

As technology grows more advanced by the minute, new procedures are constantly used even by physicians who don’t ask you for a lot of money. Kyphoplasty is one such procedure that would have been considered remarkably advanced not long ago, but that is now commonly...

How to Talk to Your Endovascular Specialist about Spider Veins

If you have a condition known as spider veins, it is important to consult an endovascular surgeon with experience in the treatment of varicose veins in general, and, in particular, in the use of sclerotherapy for the treatment of small superficial veins. The doctor...

What Can an Endovascular Specialist Help You with?

The body is extremely complex, and nowhere is that seen better than when you try to analyze (or even count) all the myriad of tiny blood vessels and large veins and arteries that your body uses to circulate the blood everywhere. This system keeps you alive, and when...

Can Lifestyle Choices Help Alleviate Leg Ulcers?

Depending on why they appear, leg ulcers might be either easier or harder to get rid of. Essentially, leg ulcers are unhealed sores that appear on the legs. If left untreated, they will often keep coming back, even if they heal temporarily. Sometimes leg ulcers are...

How Are Vertebral Compression Fractures Treated?

Lumbar spine x-ray of an 80 year old man who underwent a spinal fusion operation. This patient also had a kyphoplasty for compression fractures of the two vertebrae above the area of spinal fusion. Kyphoplasty is a medical procedure that attempts to sto Vertebral...