disease typically results from a narrowing of the blood vessels
often caused by a buildup of fatty deposits known as plaque.
In addition to affecting blood flow to your heart and brain,
vascular disease also can disrupt the flow of blood to your
arms, legs and other parts of your body.
disease affects 20 million people in the United States; it
can afflict people of any age, but most commonly occurs in
people in their 50s, 60s and 70s. People who have certain
medical conditions such as diabetes and renal failure or a
long history of cigarette smoking may be more likely to develop
Your blood vessels equal dozens of expressways, highways, and side roads -
Shouldn't you have dozens of ways to treat blood vessel diseases? Using the safest, most, current, treatments? With the best possible outcomes? And shouldn't you have more than one physician option, so your care is based on precisely what you need?
At Marquette General, there are a dozen specialists who diagnose and treat vascular disease. They can even feed a tiny catheter through an artery in order to reach a leg blockage that needs to be corrected.
Cardiologists, cardiovascular surgeons, neurosurgeons, radiologists, interventional radiologists, a neuro-interventional radiologist and vascular surgeons have dozens of options to give you the best outcome. Not to mention the experienced support teams who have assisted in the preparation, treatment and recovery care for thousands of vascular patients over the past 30 years.
It doesn't stop there. Essential to your recovery and health is access to comprehensive certified diabetes care, certified wound care, and expert weight management services. A lipid clinic to manage fats is also available at Upper Michigan Cardiovascular Associates - 906-225-3870.
When it comes to vascular health, at Marquette General you have proven options with a long-standing reputation for excellence.... provided by specialists and a superb support staff to assure you receive the best care. The choice is yours. We believe that when you review your options, the choice will be obvious.
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