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Patient Education

Conditions

The articles listed in this section are shortened versions of more detailed articles within our Patient Literacy Center.

Renovascular Conditions

Renovascular Conditions Basic Facts  • Renovascular conditions are disorders or diseases affecting the blood vessels [...]

Stroke

Stroke Basic Facts  • Renovascular conditions are disorders or diseases affecting the blood vessels of [...]

Thoracic Aneurysm

Thoracic Aneurysm Basic Facts  • A thoracic aneurysm is an enlarged, or ballooned, area in [...]

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Basic Facts  • Thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) is caused by a variety [...]

Varicocele

Varicocele Basic Facts  • Varicoceles are varicose veins in the scrotum.  • Up to 80 [...]

Varicose Veins

Varicose Veins Basic Facts  • Veins located close to the surface of the skin return [...]

Vascular Malformations

Vascular Malformations Basic Facts  • Vascular malformations are usually birth defects affecting arteries or veins. [...]

Visceral Artery Conditions

Visceral Artery Conditions Basic Facts  • The visceral arteries supply blood to the intestines, spleen, [...]