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Vascular surgery

Vascular surgery is the surgical discipline that deals with all vessels in the body, excluding intracranial vessels and heart vessels (coronary arteries), which fall under cardiac surgery. This advanced field involves arterial surgery and venous surgery.

Medical conditions

We deliver the highest level of surgical care and post-operative follow-up for medical conditions affecting the arteries, veins and lymphatic vessels.

Medical conditions

Vascular surgery mainly treats the following medical conditions:

  • peripheral artery disease, where arteries become narrowed or blocked
  • aneurysms, a bulge or dilation in the wall of an artery
  • varicose veins affecting the legs

Endovascular surgery

Endovascular surgery involves minimally-invasive treatment procedures, where catheters are inserted into the groin and carefully advanced along the path of the artery to the lesion. This innovative approach means that patients do not have to undergo open surgery. As a result, this technique offers extensive benefits for our patients, including:

  • Less pain after surgery
  • Better recovery
  • Shorter hospital stay

Why choose Hôpital de La Tour?

State-of-the art facilities

Our cutting-edge technical facilities combined with our highly-competent specialist teams ensure that we can perform a wide range of conventional and endovascular surgical procedures at Hôpital de La Tour.

Services

Surgical treatment of thoracic and abdominal aortic aneurysms
Endovascular treatment of simple and complex thoracic and abdominal aortic aneurysms
Surgical and endovascular treatment of peripheral arterial disease (narrowed or blocked arteries) affecting the legs
Surgical treatment of carotid artery disease (narrowed or blocked carotid arteries)
Vascular access surgery for haemodialysis (arteriovenous fistula, dialysis catheter)
Insertion of a port-a-cath (implantable device consisting of a chamber connected to a catheter) for long-term intravenous therapy and chemotherapy
Surgical and minimally-invasive endovenous treatment (thermal laser ablation) of varicose veins affecting the legs