The aorta is a large caliber artery that serves as the primary outflow vessel from the heart. The aorta courses through the chest into the abdomen, where it divides into the right and left iliac arteries.
Tiny veins (less than 1mm in diameter) visible on the skin surface are commonly called “spider veins”. The name “spider vein“ refers to the web-like appearance of these veins when clustered together.
Veins are present in a wide variety of sizes (ranging from microscopic, up to 2-3cm diameter in the torso). Although the diameter and precise anatomic location of veins has some degree of variability…
Wounds & Ulcers
A catheter is a thin tube made from medical grade materials. Catheters are medical devices that can be inserted in the body to treat diseases or perform a surgical procedure.
When traumatic injury occurs the process of wound healing relies on a complex interplay between various body systems (cellular, immune, hematologic and metabolic processes)..
Lower Extremity Edema
Vein problems are a common cause of leg swelling. In many patients leg swelling may be the only symptom of venous disease.
Carotid Artery Disease
The most common location for plaque accumulation within the carotid arterial system is in the lower portion of the internal carotid artery.
Peripheral Arterial Disease
Peripheral arterial disease, also known as PAD, is a common (and under-diagnosed) condition. In the United States an estimated 10 million people are affected with PAD.
Dr. Allison Burkett performs Bypass Surgeries in Warner Robins. Please contact our office for an appointment.
Coronary artery bypass surgery, also known as coronary artery bypass graft surgery, and colloquially heart bypass or bypass surgery, is a surgical procedure to restore normal blood flow to an obstructed coronary artery.
If you have heart disease, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, or diabetes you can take steps to lower your risk for stroke.
Certain risk factors can increase your chances of having a stroke. If you have identified personal risk factors, work with your healthcare provider to reduce your personal risk.
Stenting and Atherectomy
A stent is a small mesh tube that’s used to treat narrow or weak arteries. Arteries are blood vessels that carry blood away from your heart to other parts of your body.