Vascular Care in New Port Richey, FL
At Morton Plant North Bay Hospital, educating our patients about the dangers of peripheral vascular disease (PVD) and other vascular conditions is a priority.
Conditions associated with PVD that affect the veins include:
- Varicose veins
- Chronic venous insufficiency
- Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
- Pulmonary embolism
Conditions associated with PVD that affect the arteries, known as peripheral arterial disease (PAD) include:
- Aortic aneurysms
- Arterial blockage
- Buerger's Disease
- Raynaud's Phenomenon
Screening and Diagnosis
Our vascular program offers an abdominal aortic aneurysm screening to determine your risk for PAD. Specifically, an abdominal aortic aneurysm screening helps determine your risk of an aneurysm forming along the lining of your arterial wall by measuring the size of your abdominal aorta.
Diagnostic and interventional radiology procedures for PVD may include any, or a combination, of the following:
- Ankle-brachial index (ABI)
- Blood lipid profile
- Doppler ultrasound flow studies
- Magnetic resonance angiography (MRA)
- Photoplethysmography (PPG)
- Pulse volume recording (PVR) waveform analysis
- Reactive hyperemia test
- Segmental blood pressure measurements
- Treadmill exercise test
All screenings and diagnostic exams are conducted by our clinical specialists who work with your primary care doctor. If a problem is detected, our board-certified vascular surgeons are ready to provide you with expert treatment and care.
Innovative technology and state-of-the-art equipment help us provide you with the best care possible. We offer:
- Endovenous laser therapy
- Peripheral angioplasty
- Peripheral stenting
- Inferior vena cava filter insertions
- Transcarotid artery revascularization (TCAR)
For a referral to a vascular specialist, call (727) 253-4090.