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Vascular Diagnosis Abroad

Details of leading international hospitals performing Vascular Diagnosis to foreign patients.

Medipol Mega University Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Medipol Mega Hospital Complex is a modern medical facility with four specialist hospitals and an extensive selection of high caliber medical devices available for use. The hospital provides treatments in a wide variety of medical fields in its 470 bed facility.

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Anadolu Medical Center, Turkey

Anadolu Medical Center is one of the most modern, comprehensive and respected hospitals in Turkey. Anadolu is affiliated with John Hopkins Hospital.

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Grupo Hospitalario Quirón

Quirón has an internationally prestigious medical staff, the largest in the sector, and is also the principal hospital network in terms of patient numbers and care facility area. The group administers 38 healthcare centers, more than 2,864 hospital beds and 7,500 associate doctors.

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Galenia Hospital

Hospital Galenia holds the Certificate of Medical Attention Establishments granted by Joint Commission International (JCI), Accreditation Canada International (ACI) and is certified by the Mexican General Health Council (CSG).

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Hospital Quirón Valencia

Quirón Hospital of Valencia is ranked as one of the best private schools in Spain, winning nine times in the TOP 20 award in recognition of its management and quality of care.

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Hospital San Jose Tec De Monterrey

A JCI accredited hospital, located 150 miles from the border with Texas, United States. The hospital is a full range tertiary care hospital, with five areas of excellence: Cardiology, Oncology, Neuroscience, Organ Transplant and Liver Disease.

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About Vascular Diagnosis

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Health-Tourism.com. Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.


Vascular Diagnostic Procedures

Vascular diseases can be difficult to diagnose. This is due to the fact that symptoms vary. Family history and physical examination are an important step in the diagnosis of vascular conditions. The type of vascular disease suspected is what determines the type of diagnostic test to perform. For example, if the peripheral vascular disease is suspected the physical exam will include checking the blood flow in the legs.

Your doctor may use various procedures to diagnose vascular diseases and disorders. These are used to evaluate and test your heart and vascular function. The procedures also help the doctor determine the best course of treatment once the condition has been diagnosed.


Types of vascular diseases include:

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Blood clotting disorders.
  • Lymphedema
  • Burger’s disease
  • Raynaud’s phenomenon
  • Peripheral artery disease
  • Peripheral Venous Disease and Varicose Veins
  • Blood clots in the veins, which include pulmonary embolism, deep vein thrombosis and venous thrombo-embolisms.

Vascular diagnostic procedures include:

  • Resting electrocardiogram (EKG or ECG): This is used to test for changes in the heart’s electrical activity while you are at rest (without exercise). It helps determine if your heart is functioning normally and also whether it is safe for you to do a stress test (exercise electrocardiogram)
  • Exercise electrocardiogram (EKG or ECG): This is also known as a stress test. It is used to test for changes in the heart’s electrical activity when you exercise to determine whether your heart is functioning normally.
  • Cardiac catheterization: This procedure is used to diagnose cardiovascular conditions. It entails inserting a catheter (a thin flexible tube) up to your heart through a blood vessel.
  • Echocardiogram: An echocardiogram shows the movement of your heart and indicates the blood flow between the heart and other vessels.
  • Computed tomography scan (CT or CAT scan): This test produces images of your heart and combines them in cross sectional view to better examine how the heart is functioning.
  • Laboratory blood tests: These are used to evaluate the levels of various substances in your blood such as cholesterol, proteins, and triglycerides ( a type of fat). This helps in diagnosing heart disease.
  • Nuclear heart scan: This test evaluates the flow of blood and heart muscle and heart pumping ability. This is done by injecting a safe amount of radioactive substance which shows up on an imaging scan.
  • Holter and event monitor: This is a device that is worn continuously for1-2 days to measure the heart’s rhythm and activity.
  • X-ray: This test produces images of the heart t help the doctors during diagnostic procedures.

Symptoms of vascular diseases include:

  • Chest pain (angina)
  • Transient ischemic attack (stroke)
  • Heart attack
  • Claudication which is Cramps in the leg when active
  • Pallor
  • Sores or ulcers

Treatment

Your doctor will recommend treatment depending on the type of disease diagnosed. In the case of peripheral artery disease, prevention of complications such as gangrene is important while in the case of renal artery disease, balloon angioplasty may be the course of treatment chosen. Other treatment options include:

  • Stop smoking
  • Lowering blood pressure
  • Lowering cholesterol
  • Lowering blood glucose
  • Regular exercise

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