Services

The Capital Health Vascular Laboratory is a comprehensive facility specifically designed for state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment of patients with circulatory problems.

The services we provide include:

Diagnosis and Treatment of Arterial Disease
 
Extremities

  • Peripheral Vascular Disease – Blocks blood flow to the arteries of the arms or legs, causing pain or numbness.
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome – Compression of the subclavian artery or nerve causing positional pain or numbness in the arms.
  • Raynauds Disease – A condition in which episodic attacks narrow blood vessels in the fingers and toes causing numbness and tingling. Increases sensitivity to cold.
  • Carotid
    Carotid Artery stenosis - Narrowing of the carotid artery, which is the largest blood supplier to the brain. Symptoms include visual disturbances, weakness on one side of the body, and slurred speech. This is a leading cause of stroke.

Diagnosis and Treatment of Venous Disease

  • Deep Vein Thrombosis- Blood clots in the deep venous system. Symptoms include leg swelling (typically just one leg), redness, and pain.
  • Superficial Phlebitis- Blood clots in the superficial venous system. Painful, hard "cord" that runs along the leg, or fills a varicosity.
  • Venous insufficiency -Venous insufficiency is a condition in which the veins do not efficiently return blood from the lower limbs back to the heart. Diagnosis and Treatment of Abdominal/Pelvic Disease

Diagnosis and Treatment of Abdominal/Pelvic Disease

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm – A “ ballooning” of the main artery of the body.
  • Renal Artery Stenosis – narrowing of the artery supplying blood to the kidney.
  • Uterine Fibroids – A benign tumor found in the uterus.
  • Renal Vascular Access Assessment
  • Lymphedema Treatment
  • Wound Care - more info
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