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Surgery and treatment options for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms, Varicose veins, and arterial disease of the legs and stroke prevention.

What is this web site about?

I produced this web site to provide up to date reliable information on conditions affecting the arteries and veins and the pros and cons of the various treatments available for them. Treatment for these conditions has advanced a great deal in recent years. The website is meant for patients with these problems and their friends and family members. I hope it will be a useful source of information and that it will be helpful to have looked at it before seeing your doctor or vascular specialist so that you have some background information about the problem. I hope it will also be a useful resource for health care professionals.

Conditions discussed:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms
  • Varicose Veins
  • Thread Veins
  • Arterial Disease of the legs
  • Carotid Artery Surgery for Prevention of Stroke
  • Leg ulcers
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis

Who wrote it?

My name is Shane MacSweeney MA MB BChir MChir MMedSci FRCS(Eng) I am an experienced Consultant Vascular surgeon based in Nottingham. I hope that this web site is helpful for you. If you have any comments or suggestion on how it could be improved I would be happy to hear them.