Cardiovascular Surgery Service
We have the best technical and human resources to carry out all the most advanced diagnoses and cardiovascular treatments thanks to the collaboration with the best Private Hospitals of the area of Malaga.
The services offered range from the basic vascular check up to the complex thoracic or thoracoabdominal aortic interventions:
An aneurysm can grow and break (burst) or be dissected. A rupture causes dangerous bleeding inside the body. A dissection is a division into one or more layers of the arterial wall. The division causes bleeding within and along the layers of the artery wall.
Both rupture and dissection are often fatal.
These surgeries are carried out in our reference hospital centers equipped with the latest technology.
Peripheral Vascular Surgery
To redirect circulation to the affected area we can develop the following surgical techniques:
- Bypass or bridge: it is a matter of connecting a new conduit between both zones, omitting the occluded or stenotic zone. The conduit to be used may be the patient’s own (usually saphenous vein in the leg) or a Gore-tex or Dacron prosthesis.
- Endarterectomy: it consists of cleaning the artery inside and then reconstructing it with the help of a patch if necessary. It is the technique most frequently used in carotid surgery.
- Angioplasty-stent: it consists of dilating the narrow artery with a catheter that carries an inflatable balloon. Later it would usually be necessary to place a “spring” or “stent” that is responsible for keeping the artery open and prevent it from collapsing.
Venous pathology (phlebology / varicose veins)
Usually, varicose veins do not cause medical problems. If they do, the doctor can simply recommend changes in lifestyle.
Sometimes varicose veins cause pain, blood clots, skin ulcers and other problems. If this happens, the doctor may recommend one or more procedures. Some people choose to undergo these procedures to improve the appearance of varicose veins or to relieve pain.