Just some of our specialties include:
- Aortic aneurysm: An abnormal widening of a portion of an artery due to weakness in the blood vessel.
- Carotid artery disease: A narrowing or blockage of the vessels that supply blood to the brain.
- Deep vein thrombosis (DVT): A blood clot that forms in a deep vein.
- Mesenteric ischemia: A narrowing or blockage of the vessels that supply blood to the intestines.
- Peripheral vascular disease (PVD): A narrowing or blockage of vessels that supply blood to the legs.
- Renovascular conditions: A group of problems that prevent blood flow in or out of the kidneys.
Symptoms of Vascular Disease
Though vascular conditions are sometimes silent, they often cause symptoms you may notice. Identifying and treating vascular disease early can improve your outcome, so tell your provider right away if you notice any of these common signs:
- Chest pain
- Cramping, numbness, coldness or weakness in your legs
- Erectile dysfunction
- Pain, swelling, discoloration, cramping or warmth in your leg or elsewhere in your body
- Shortness of breath
- Sudden, severe abdominal pain
- Sudden, severe headache
- Unexplained confusion, anxiety or fatigue
- Unexplained neck, jaw, arm or upper back pain
- Unexplained vision problems, such as blurred vision, double vision or sensitivity to light
- Unexplained weight loss or loss of appetite
Full Range of Treatments to Take Control
CHI Saint Joseph Health vascular specialists provide a wide array of diagnostic testing services and treatments for patients with vascular conditions. Diagnostic services include the latest in ultrasound, angiogram, echocardiogram, electrophysiology studies and other tests. Vascular treatments and procedures include options such as angioplasty, stent placement, angiography, atherectomy, coil embolization, thrombolytic treatment and bypass surgery.
Skilled Vascular Care, Close to Home
Find the care you need at any of our Lexington and central and eastern Kentucky-area locations: