Atherosclerosis

Coronary Artery Disease

What is Coronary Artery Disease? Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) is usually caused from a condition called atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis is a condition in which fatty material is deposited along the walls of arteries. This fatty material (often called plaque) thickens, hardens, and may eventually block the arteries. When atherosclerosis occurs within the coronary arteries, the condition(…)

Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

The Aorta, the largest artery in the body, branches from the left ventricle of the heart and descends through the chest into the abdomen delivering oxygen rich blood to the body. An aortic aneurysm is a weakening of the artery wall in the aorta causing the artery wall to bulge out like a balloon. Aneurysms(…)