Vascular surgery is a specialty that focuses on surgery of the arteries and veins. It can be performed using reconstructive techniques or minimally invasive catheters. Over the years, vascular surgery has evolved to use more minimally invasive techniques. Dr. Kachmar teams with Dr. Kedersha, who is both a general surgeon with a specialization in vascular and endovascular surgery, to preform comprehensive, diagnostic testing of your arterial and venous systems of your lower extremities. This service is offered to you as an in-office procedure at the Jersey Shore Foot and Leg Center.
Varicose veins are typically found in the legs. These are veins that have become twisted and enlarged, causing pain and swelling. When conservative treatment has failed, surgery can be performed to alleviate symptoms. Surgery for varicose veins includes:
Also known as PAD or PVD, is the obstruction of large arteries, generally in the lower extremities. The obstruction can be caused by plaque build up, inflammation, or a blood clot, to name a few. Vascular surgery for peripheral arterial occlusive disease includes:
Acute limb ischemia happens when there is a sudden acute lack of blood flow to a limb. Surgeries to correct this include:
Jersey Shore Foot & Leg Center competently provides podiatric and vascular limb services in the Bayville and Barnegat areas. Dr. Kachmar is board certified in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery and certified as a diplomat or fellow by several organizations.
For more information on Vascular Surgery Servicing NJ call Jersey Shore Foot & Leg Center at (732) 269-1133 today!