Arteries and Veins 2 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 two of this two-part program addresses the following topics:

  • Veins
  • Venous reflux
  • Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • DVT risk factors
  • Variocose veins

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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