Arteries and Veins 1 of 2

Overview:
This program features information on diagnosing and treating problems in the vascular system, the network of arteries and veins that keeps blood supplied to all parts of the body. Conditions discussed in this show include aneurysms, peripheral arterial disease, deep vein thrombosis and varicose veins.

Part one of this two-part program addresses the following topics:

  • General vascular problems
  • Arteries
  • Aneurysms
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysms
  • Risk factors for aneurysms
  • Screening for aneurysms
  • Repair of aneurysms
  • Aneurysm rupture
  • Minimally invasive endograft stents
  • Peripheral arterial disease

Guest:
Dr. Rajabrata Sarkar, chief of vascular surgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Dr. Sarkar is also a professor of surgery and head of the Division of Vascular Surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

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This page was last updated: January 25, 2013

         
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