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Vascular medicine
Vascular medicine

Vascular medicine

Vascular medicine

Vascular Medicine department provides care for patients with disease of the arteries , veins lymphatic vessels and microcirculation .

Vascular Medicine department provides care for patients with disease of the arteries , veins lymphatic vessels and microcirculation .

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    Phlebitis – Embolism – Thrombosis

    All doctors
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    Arteriopathy – Aneurysm

    All doctors
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    Hypertension – Vascular prevention

    Dr Camille Pottier
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    Angioma – Vascular malformation

    Dr Camille Pottier
    Consultation schedule

    Doppler echo

    All doctors
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    Varicose vein – Venous insufficiency

    All doctors
    Consultation schedule

    Raynaud – Acrosyndrome

    All doctors
    Consultation schedule

    Vascular Ulcer

    Dr André WU
    Consultation schedule

    Lymphedema

    Dr André WU
    Consultation schedule

      Composition of service

      Team detail
    • Supported

      Service organization

      Vascular Medicine Department includes the following care sectors:

       

      • The medical consultation allows the initial assessment and follow-up of common vascular pathologies (phlebitis, acrosyndromes, arteritis, varicose veins, vascular ulcers, etc.) and rarer ones (Marfan Syndrome, Rendu-Osler Disease, Ehlers Syndrome Danlos Vascular, Buerger's disease, Fibromuscular dysplasia, ..) .
      • The vascular exploration is used to carry out additional vascular examinations (ultrasound Doppler, capillaroscopy, TcPO2, pressure measurement) and vascular stress tests (stress IPS, stress TcPO2).
      • The interventional allows the management, in dedicated rooms, of varicose veins (radiofrequency, endovenous laser) , post-thrombotic syndromes (venous recanalizations) and pelvic varicose veins.
      • programmed hospitalization unit (day hospital and week hospital) allows assessments to be carried out and hospital treatment to be instituted for the various vascular pathologies.
      • The conventional hospitalization makes it possible to take charge of urgent vascular pathologies not requiring programmable care (pulmonary embolism, distal ischemia, rare vascular diseases, etc.) .

      Transversality

      The vascular medicine department is closely linked to vascular surgery, but also several other disciplines (cardiology, neurology, dermatology, internal medicine, endocrinology, radiology, etc.).

    • Competence centers

      Rare Disease Competence Center
      Rare Disease Competence Center
      Structure
    • Patient information

      What is atherosclerosis?

      Atherosclerosis is a disease affecting the arteries and characterized by the appearance of atherosclerotic plaques . It is a common cause of stroke, myocardial ischemia or arteriopathy of the lower limbs. Arteriopathy of the lower limbs has different stages depending on its severity with pain that occurs first when walking (claudication) then when resting (pain when lying down) and can even lead to arterial ulcers .

      What is a dissecting disease?

      Elastic tissue diseases include a set of pathologies that can be responsible for dissection of the arteries or other skeletal, cutaneous or ocular manifestations.

      What is chronic venous insufficiency?

      Chronic venous insufficiency is a venous circulation disorder that affects the legs.

      The first stage of the disease is characterized by the presence of varicose veins , then swelling or edema of the ankle may appear. Then the skin takes on a brownish color. At the most advanced stage of the disease a sore may form, with difficulty in healing, which is called a varicose ulcer .

      What is venous thromboembolic disease?

      Venous thromboembolic disease is caused by the formation of a clot, or thrombus, in the bloodstream. Its two main forms are deep vein thrombosis or phlebitis and pulmonary embolism .

      More than 70% of pulmonary embolisms occur as a result of deep vein thrombosis, the blood clots obstructing the veins of the lower limbs migrating to the pulmonary circulation.

      What is an aneurysm?

      An aneurysm (or aneurysm) is a dilation of the wall of an artery leading to the formation of a pocket of variable size on the arteries of small, medium or large calibers. This pocket grows gradually and can tear when the pressure becomes too great; it is the rupture of aneurysm, which is a serious complication whatever its location.

      What is an acrosyndrome?

      Acrosyndromes are abnormalities in the circulation of the hands or feet.

      The best known acrosyndrome is Raynaud's phenomenon. It is a circulatory disorder of the extremities, characterized by a change in color of the skin which becomes white , then possibly a bluish coloration, associated with tingling and a sensation of dead fingers.

      In 80% of cases, this acrosyndrome is not related to an underlying pathology.

      During the consultation, the doctor will look for associated signs such as joint pain, difficulty swallowing, shortness of breath, thickening of the skin on the hands or finger wounds that are difficult to heal.

      The explorations include a periungual capillaroscopy and a blood test to rule out secondary causes. Eventually, an arterial echo-doppler and a digital pressure measurement can be added.

       

       

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    Vascular medicine

    Côte de Nacre Hospital

    Avenue de la Côte de Nacre
    CS 30001
    14033 Caen cedex 9


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    Vascular consultations and explorations
    Côte de Nacre Tower
    Level : 1
    GPS access: Côte de Nacre
    Car Park: Car Park 2
    North Entrance Côte de Nacre
    Conventional hospitalization
    Côte de Nacre Tower
    Level : 19
    GPS Access: Main
    Car Park: Car Park 1
    Main Entrance of Caen Normandy University Hospital
    Scheduled hospitalization UMA
    Côte de Nacre Tower
    Level : 15
    GPS Access: Main
    Car Park: Car Park 1
    Main Entrance of Caen Normandy University Hospital
    Ambulatory Surgery Unit
    Côte de Nacre Tower
    Level : 5
    GPS Access: Main
    Car Park: Car Park 1
    Main Entrance of Caen Normandy University Hospital