Diagnosing and Treating Vascular Disease
If you have symptoms of vascular disease or Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD), the best thing to do is see your physician for examination and possible testing. And, if you have the following risk factors, see your doctor to determine if you should be tested.
The Center for Vascular Care at MedStar Washington Hospital Center can provide painless, noninvasive testing, and offers the most complete array of treatment options for vascular disease in the region.
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If you would like to meet with one of our vascular specialists, call DOCtorsLine at 202/877-DOCS (3627).
Risk Factors for Vascular Disease
- Cigarette smoking
- Over age 50
- Heart disease
- High cholesterol
- High-stress lifestyle
- High blood pressure
- Family history of aneurysms
Diagnostic Testing for Vascular Disease
The following diagnostic tests are used to measure and evaluate vascular disease:
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