Most people are familiar with coronary stents placed in the arteries of the heart to improve blood flow. Venous stents function in the same way. They help people with chronic blood clots or other conditions that compress or narrow the veins, limiting blood flow.
At the office of Hematology/Oncology of the North Shore, our highly skilled professionals are experts in the treatment of vascular conditions. After a thorough examination, if we determine that vascular stenting is necessary for you, we will treat your case with the utmost care every step of the way. We’ll address your concerns, ease any anxieties you may have, and explain the procedure and what to expect. Our goal is to improve blood flow and restore you to good health.
Stents are metal mesh tubes that expand against blocked or narrowed vein walls. They act as a scaffold to keep veins open. In most cases, we will place vascular stents in larger, central veins, such as those found in the legs, chest and abdomen, to treat such conditions as:
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At the office of Hematology/Oncology of the North Shore, we’re dedicated to providing the highest quality of skilled and compassionate vascular care. For more information on our office and the specific services we provide, give us a call today.
By Hematology/Oncology of the North Shore
February 23, 2022