At Hostafrancs Medical Center we have an Angiology and Vascular Surgery Service for the diagnosis, control and treatment of different diseases of the circulatory system and the lymphatic system. Specifically, this includes the anatomy of the blood vessels (arteries, veins and capillaries) and lymphatics. We also offer vascular reviews to detect possible risk factors, since an early diagnosis can prevent or delay the progression of the disease.
The Service of Vascular Surgery and Angiology of Hostafrancs Medical Center offers all the scientifically proven techniques that are carried out in Spain, in conclusion:
Diagnostics: Color Doppler ultrasound and continuous Doppler.
Therapeutics: Sclerosis, Classical Surgery and Endovascular Surgery.
The pathologies of circulatory origin can affect arterial, venous or lymphatic levels. In summary, the main complications that can occur at the circulatory level are:
- Varicose veins
- Arteriovenous malformations
- Cerebrovascular disease (stroke)
- Peripheral arterial disease
50% of the population is affected
To summarize the varicose veins, affect 1 in 2 people over 50 years. However, they are more common in women than in men.
20% don’t know they have the disease
Currently Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) affects 5% of the population between 50 and 70 years and in fact has a prevalence of more than 10% in people over 70 years. However, 20% of patients do not know that they have this disease.