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Cirugía vascular

​​​​​​​​​​​Baylor Scott & White Health offers state-of-the-art diagnostic and surgical treatment for diseases of the vascular system — your arteries and veins.

Our vascular surgeons are key members of the Baylor Scott & White Heart & Vascular Institute. As a patient, that means your vascular surgeon is part of a multidisciplinary team that's focused on providing you with excellent care every step of the way.

Because vascular conditions affect all ages, we've cared for a wide variety of patients, from adolescents to seniors, providing:

  • Advanced diagnostic and treatment methods that equal or exceed most programs available throughout the U.S.
  • Comprehensive clinical examinations, often supplemented by non-invasive vascular testing procedures
  • Evaluations for any associated problems, such as underlying cardiac, pulmonary or renal disease, so we can assess the surgical risk for each individual patient
  • A new, state-of-the-art surgical suite specifically designed for vascular and endovascular surgery
  • Leading edge vascular reconstructive surgical procedures
  • Post-operative evaluations for all patients, including semi-annual or annual follow-up appointments

Our Vascular Surgery Services

Baylor Scott & White's vascular specialists provide you with comprehensive vascular care, including open vascular surgery, endovascular surgery and vascular trauma care. Our services include:

  • Diagnosis, treatment and surgical procedures for peripheral vascular disease and peripheral arterial disease — improving blood flow for arteries and veins outside of the heart and brain
  • Endovascular management of aortic aneurysms and peripheral arterial disease — surgical procedures during which medication/instruments are inserted into a blood vessel to treat the vascular disease
  • Aortic aneurysm surgery for the chest and abdomen to fix an abnormal bulging blood vessel
  • Endovascular surgery to access many regions of the body via major blood vessels
  • Treatment of varicose veins and other venous disorders to relieve abnormal collections of blood
  • Special services for women's cardiovascular health

Service Spotlight: The GORE® TAG® Thoracic Endoprosthesis

Baylor Scott & White vascular surgeons were the first in Central Texas to use this aortic "endograft" (stent-graft) to safely and effectively treat patients with aneurysms of the descending thoracic aorta.

  • Time-tested, second generation endograft — the first approved thoracic stent-graft in the U.S.
  • A minimally invasive alternative to traditional, high-risk surgery that requires a large incision in the chest to place a synthetic graft to repair the diseased artery
  • Allows for a shorter hospital stay and less pain during recovery
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