Angioplasty and Stenting Procedure

Angioplasty and Stenting Procedure

In most cases, we will gain access to your vein through the groin.  Depending on your age and health, you will likely be treated as an outpatient and discharged the same day. Patients who undergo stenting often notice a decrease in swelling and discomfort in their lower extremities. They also find walking to be more comfortable.  The efficacy of the procedure is very good, with results usually lasting long as long the stents remains in place.

Too often, people suffer from the discomfort caused by blocked or damaged veins.  Surgical Specialists of Ocala offers many minimally invasive treatment options to help restore your health and confidence.  If you are apprehensive about making an appointment right away, please consider our confidential online vein screening.  While this is not a substitute for a complete examination, it will allow us to give you feedback as to whether or not you could have a vein condition we can treat. We care about our patients and we are here to help!

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