The most common arterial disease is atherosclerosis. At South Sydney Vascular Centre, we see patients with or without symptoms of this condition, also described as hardening of the arteries or peripheral artery…
What is an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)?
The aorta is the body’s largest artery and carries oxygen-rich blood pumped from your heart to the rest of your body. The thoracic aorta runs from the heart through your chest a…
Venous disease is approximately 10 times more common than arterial disease in Western society. In Australia, it has become an important issue for General Practitioners to refer patients to the evaluation they need for underlying vascular cond…
Wounds on the lower leg that will not heal are very common and it is estimated that at any one time 1% of Australians have a chronic leg ulcer. They often occur after minor injury but can …
The prevalence of obesity in Australia has doubled in the past 20 years, making it one of the fattest nations in the world. Figures released in October 2013 by the National Health Reporting Authority report that a staggering 63 percent of Australi…
Your Endocrine system is regulated by hormones, a number of natural chemicals your body produces through endocrine glands that affect your growth, development, and overall physical and emotional balance.
Assessment and treatments at our weekly Leg Ulcer Clinic
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Sclerotherapy is the art of treating abnormal leg veins by injecting them with a sclerosant (corrosive) agent which causes disruption to the internal lining of the injected vein. The result is fibrosis of the inject…