What is intravascular ultrasound?

IVUS is a medical imaging methodology using a specially designed catheter with a miniaturized ultrasound probe attached to its distal end. This technology allows our fellowship-trained vascular surgeons to visualize the inside of blood vessels in real-time, offering detailed and accurate assessments of a range of vascular conditions.

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Who is a candidate for intravascular ultrasound?

IVUS is particularly useful in assessing:

  • The severity of arterial blockages.
  • The characteristics of atherosclerotic plaque.
  • The effectiveness of treatments like stenting or angioplasty.

What are the benefits of intravascular ultrasound in vascular care? 

  • Enhanced precision: IVUS provides a more accurate understanding of the vessel size and plaque composition than traditional angiography.
  • Improved treatment planning: The detailed insights gained from IVUS aid in selecting the most appropriate therapeutic approach.
  • Increased safety: IVUS helps minimize the risk of complications during procedures such as stent implantation.
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Our vascular OBL: State-of-the-art, comfortable, minimally invasive

Surgical Associates’ vascular OBL is a centerpiece of our commitment to providing advanced vascular care. The facility is designed for comfort and efficiency, allowing patients to undergo diagnostic procedures like IVUS in a more relaxed outpatient setting.

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Fellowship-trained vascular surgeons

Our team of vascular surgeons is fellowship-trained, bringing a high level of expertise and specialized skills to every procedure. Their extensive training ensures that IVUS and other vascular procedures are performed with the highest standards of care and precision. Why choose our vascular OBL at Surgical Associates for IVUS?

State-Of-The-Art Imaging

We utilize the latest in imaging technology, providing clear and detailed vascular images.

Minimally Invasive Approach

Our focus on minimally invasive techniques ensures less discomfort and quicker recovery for our patients.

Personalized Care

Each patient receives individualized attention and care tailored to their specific needs.

The importance of intravascular ultrasound in protecting vascular health

IVUS plays a critical role in diagnosing and managing vascular diseases. Its ability to provide detailed images from inside the blood vessels has revolutionized how we approach vascular care, leading to more effective treatments and far better patient outcomes.

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Why choose us?

At Surgical Associates, our advanced Intravascular Ultrasound capabilities, combined with the expertise of our vascular surgeons and the state-of-the-art facilities of our Vascular OBL, make us a leading choice for vascular care. We are dedicated to offering our patients the best in diagnostic imaging and treatment, ensuring a pathway to improved vascular health. Contact us to learn more about how our IVUS technology and expert care can benefit you.

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Your experience and comfort matter to us

Our patient care approach emphasizes understanding and education with surgeons who simplify complex medical terms. Our AAAHC-accredited OBL offers quality treatments in a private setting. Our responsive team ensures a personalized experience, and our high patient satisfaction rate reflects our success in thousands of procedures. We provide individualized care in our OBL, supported by a high nurse-to-patient ratio for focused attention, ensuring professional excellence and outstanding outcomes in every treatment.

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