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What are Arterial Diseases?

In the circulatory system, arteries are blood vessels that carry blood away from the heart and nutrients to the organs. Arterial diseases occur when the arteries are blocked or ballooned and these diseases can bring about life threatening problems. As a vascular clinic, our doctor treats diseased arteries outside of the heart and the brain such as the kidney and the leg.

Arterial DiseasesArterial problems include:

Factors that create higher risks for arterial disease include:

  • Lifestyle choices such as smoking
  • Medical history of high cholesterol
  • High blood pressure
  • Diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Family History of Peripheral Artery Disease, Heart disease or Stroke
  • Age

Find out more about Arterial Diseases and Treatment options

Our doctor regularly conducts free public educational forums at his clinic in Singapore. Contact us now if you will like to be informed about the next forum or make an appointment with our doctor for a consultation.

Why must I seek treatment for Arterial Diseases?

Lifestyle changes such as increase in exercises and cessation of smoking can often alleviate symptoms and prevent further deterioration of arterial diseases and venous diseases. However, as arterial diseases can potentially be life threatening, it is best to get a diagnosis from a vascular specialist to decide on a treatment, surgical or non-surgical, most suited for your health conditions.

Why choose Arterial treatments by our doctor?

With years of experience in clinical practice, our doctor has diagnosed many patients with different types and severity of arterial diseases. Our doctor focuses on treating the whole patient, evaluating your overall health conditions before recommending treatment. If surgical treatment is necessary, it is important for an experienced surgeon to do the procedure. As the Regional Proctor (SEA) of Medtronic Endovascular, our doctor has completed many procedures for arterial diseases such as Stenting for EVAR and angioplasty and often invited overseas to supervise or proctor these complex surgeries.

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