Imaging & interventional specialists is experienced and successful in treating leg swelling due to vascular disease. In fact TH1 of the most common symptoms of vein disease in the legs is swelling. Our board-certified vascular physicians offer in office diagnostic testing and Will customize a treatment plan for your leg swelling.. Our medical Team Will focus on easing or eliminating leg swelling and treatment to prevent worsening of your condition.
What Causes Leg Swelling?
Leg swelling can be due to fluid build up (Edema)Or inflammation, as well as other conditions including kidney disease and heart disease. Imaging an interventional specialist can assist in determining the cause of your leg swelling. Often age-related changes can cause vascular changes leading to leg swelling including:
Deep Vein Thrombosis: Poor circulation in your legs can cause blood clots to form in the deeper veins. These can cause leg swelling and often pain if a piece of the blood clotbreaks off it can travel to other parts of your body. Particularly of concern is a piece that travels to your lungs and compromises your breathing – a pulmonary embolus.
Varicose Veins: Healthy legs have valves in them that prevent backward flow of blood returning to the heart. When these valves fail blood flows backwards and causes veins to dilate – varicose veins. Varicose veins can cause pain, interfere with mobility and cause other problems.
Less likely vascular because of leg swelling includes:
Peripheral Artery Disease: Arterial hardening and narrowing causes decreased blood flow in the legs which can starve your muscles of oxygen and damage your nerves, causing swelling usually associated with skin changes or ulceration.
How Do Imaging & Interventional Specialists Find Out the Cause of Your Leg Swelling?
The imaging & interventional specialist Team has in office diagnostic technologies to help identify the course of your leg swelling. Besides our careful history and physical exam, the Team at imaging & interventional specialist May obtain laboratory studies, ultrasound studies, angiography or other advanced imaging to aid with accurate diagnoses.
What Advanced “PINHOLE” Procedures Does Imaging & Interventional Specialists Offer for Leg Swelling?
For deep vein thrombosis (Dvt) Or peripheral arterial disease (Pad) Imaging & interventional specialists Will determine if non-surgical vascular interventional radiology (Vir) Procedures can address your situation or whether there are better options. For varicose veins imaging & interventional specialist mds Will likely use ultrasound vein mapping to assist in treatment planning potential vein ablation.
Imaging & Interventional Specialists “PINHOLE” Procedures: Fast Recovery, Less Risk, Less Pain, Comfortable Setting
Our experienced board-certified specialists successfully perform “pinhole” procedures every day offering this region leading, state-of-the-art solutions to leg swelling. Our non-surgical image guided procedures are cutting edge technology without the cutting, without the scalpel. Often you leave simply with a band-aid!
- Procedures are usually done in a comfortable outpatient setting with familiar friendly staff.
- Pinhole procedures offer fast recovery, less risk, and less pain
Why Imaging & Interventional Specialists?
Imaging & interventional specialists are leaders in interventional radiology and experts in the non-surgical procedures that Will cure your leg swelling.
Using state-of-the-art equipment, our experienced board-certified specialists are focused on your best outcome.
It is important to determine what is causing your leg swelling since, if it is deep vein thrombosis or swelling due to cardiac or renal disease, there can be serious consequences. At imaging & interventional specialists board certified physicians offer in-house testing to determine the cause and develop an individualized treatment program for your leg swelling