Diagnosis - Vascular Surgery

Arteriosclerosis

Arteries in good physical shape are elastic, physically powerful and flexible. In time, though, too much pressure in arteries can make the walls broad and inflexible. This progression carries the name arteriosclerosis. Atherosclerosis is a definite type of arteriosclerosis. However the terms are regularly used interchangeably. Atherosclerosis refers to the plaques that have build up in an on your artery walls, which can limit blood flow. These plaques can as well burst, causing a blood clot. Even though atherosclerosis is often measured as a heart problem, it can distress arteries anywhere in your body.

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  • HELIOS Park Clinic Leipzig

    HELIOS Park Clinic Leipzig

    With 738 inpatient and day beds/treatment places, 154 rehabilitation places and 30 places for adaptation and assisted living, the Park Hospital, Leipzig is the largest general hospital in the state of Saxony

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