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Ultrasound Imaging Technology for Vascular Access and Hernia

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With ultrasound equipment, sound waves are sent through the patient’s body and reflected off internal organs. The reflections are read by special instruments which are capable of creating images of anatomical parts. Ultrasound medical imaging generates images in real-time and does not use ionizing radiations. Ultrasound technology is useful in monitoring the success of a surgical operation (such as arterial bypass), flow of blood through tissues and organs after surgery, abnormalities (such as blood clots, emboli or plaque), hernias, and blockages (stenosis).

What Are Varicose Veins and Spider Veins?

Varicose Veins and Spider Veins

Varicose and spider veins can be a bothersome problem. In addition to being unsightly, these vascular nuisances may cause symptoms such as leg swelling, itching, skin discolorations, and a heavy aching feeling in the legs when standing. It has been estimated that about 15 percent of men and 25 percent of women have varicose or…

The Joy of Working at Bay Surgical Specialists

The working environment at a medical facility affects not only the staff, but also the patients. The patient experience begins in the physical environment of the office waiting room and continues with meeting the physicians and staff members. Together, they create an experience that will determine whether someone feels comfortable with their choice of doctor.…

Partner with Bay Surgical Specialists for the Best Surgical Outcome

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The best surgical outcome is achieved when surgeons, medical staff and patients work together as partners in healthcare. They each have a role and responsibility in the timely and correct diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions that require surgery. General surgeons recognize the importance of good communication and should always make efforts to facilitate a…

How Long Does an Ultrasound Take?

Ultrasounds have many uses and they may be performed before general surgery, during pregnancy, or with other conditions as needed. An ultrasound is ordered by a doctor and the procedure is generally performed by a technician. The technicians are skilled and licensed medical professionals who are employed in hospitals and medical clinics to perform this…

Patient FAQs – How Quick is Your Paperwork at Bay Surgical Specialists

Streamlining Paperwork at Bay Surgical Specialists Patient FAQs – How Quick is Your Paperwork at Bay Surgical SpecialistsWhen new patients call to schedule a procedure, they often ask why it is necessary to complete so much paperwork before their first appointment. This set of Patient FAQs will hopefully provide some answers. Why So Many Forms?…

What is Vascular Surgery?

Vascular surgery is a medical procedure for treating vascular and lymphatic system disorders. The surgeons perform operations related to all blood vessels except those in the cardiovascular and central nervous system. The vascular system refers to the veins and arteries of the human body, but it works in tandem with the lymphatic system which transports essential…