Cleveland Clinic Florida’s Department of Vascular Medicine intends to screen, diagnose, prevent and manage large spectrum of vascular pathologies involving Arterial, Venous and Lymphatic Disease which are associated with considerable morbidity and mortality. Staff at Vascular Medicine are Board Certified by American Board of Vascular Medicine (ABVM) and are among the specialists with expertise in management of complex vascular conditions.
Our Vascular Medicine Department serves as a referral center for wide variety of Hereditary Thromboembolic Disease and rare pathologies related to Vasospastic, Aneurysmal, Inflammatory and Non-inflammatory Vascular Disease. Our Anticoagulation Clinic (Coumadin Clinic) serves our patients with the highest quality standards compared to national average based on measuring Time in Therapeutic Rage value (TTR), thereupon was able to obtain Center of Excellence Recognition from American Coagulation Forum.
Diagnostic capability of vascular laboratories have allowed us to perform over 5000 vascular studies annually. Quality and accuracy of studies are performed have gained Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) certification for last consecutive 20 years. Our success in clinical front is coupled with our interest in researches focus on ultrasonography metrics in evaluating Venous Insufficiency and Reno-vascular and Carotid Disease.
Testing & Diagnosis
Diagnostic & Therapeutic Testing / Procedures
Leading edge technology allows our Cleveland Clinic Florida vascular medicine experts to provide patients with coordinated diagnostic capabilities and highly specialized comprehensive treatment options for a variety of vascular conditions and diseases including:
- Extracranial Cerebrovascular Disease
- Intracranial Cerebrovascular Disease
- Peripheral Arterial Disease
- Peripheral Venous Disease
- Visceral Vascular Disease
Non-Invasive Vascular Laboratory
The Non-invasive Vascular Laboratory provides services for inpatient and outpatient testing. The testing includes:
- Color power Doppler of a renal artery with fibromuscular dysplasia (FMD
- Arterial duplex ultrasound (carotid, renal, mesenteric, peripheral and graft surveillance, HD Shunt (Gratti), cold challenge test)
- Venous duplex ultrasound of the upper and lower extremities
- Venous reflux testing
- Intra-operative duplex
- Non-invasive arterial physiologic testing (segmental pressures and pulse volume recordings)
- Measurement of carotid intimal-medial thickness (CIMT) – for clinical and research applications
The high quality of the laboratory has been recognized repeatedly with accreditation by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories (ICAVL).
Outpatient Anticoagulation Program
Vascular Medicine specialists evaluate and manage hundreds of patients with complicated venous and arterial thrombotic disorders. These patients require strict monitoring through our Coumadin Clinic. A retrospective review was recently conducted to assess outcomes for compliance with instructions and complications from anticoagulation including recurrent thrombosis and bleeding events. Cleveland Clinic Florida’s bleeding complications and recurrent thrombosis rates are better than the national standards.
Vascular Medicine Outpatient Clinic
Vascular Medicine provides consultative services for patients with a wide range of arterial, venous and lymphatic disorders. Our clinic also provides same day access for urgent evaluations and treatment of patients with all types of vascular problems, including acute venous thrombosis diagnosed in the outpatient Non-Invasive Vascular Laboratory.
What We Treat
Cleveland Clinic Florida’s Department of Vascular Medicine provides comprehensive services for patients with all types of peripheral vascular disorders. Our vascular medicine specialists provide the care paths and treatment options for our patients to effectively manage their conditions. These conditions include:
- Diffuse and premature atherosclerosis
- Peripheral arterial disease (PAD)
- Carotid artery disease
- Visceral ischemic syndromes
- Renovascular disease
- Arterial aneurysms
- Dissection of the aorta and other peripheral arteries
- Atheromatous embolization
- Deep venous thrombosis
- Pulmonary embolism
- Post thrombotic syndrome
- Chronic venous insufficiency
- Varicose and spider veins
- Hypercoagulable (thrombophilia) conditions
- Thromboangiitis obliterans (Buerger’s disease)
- Vasospastic diseases including Raynaud’s phenomenon
- Vascular diseases related to extremes in environmental temperature
- Leg ulcers
- Diabetic foot lesions
- Digital ulceration secondary to connective tissue disorders
- The swollen limb
Appointments & Locations
To schedule a consultation, call direct 954.659.5230 or toll-free 877.463.2010. You can also make an appointment online.
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