Advancing the diagnosis and treatment of Peripheral Artery Disease.
What is Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)?
PAD is a blockage and narrowing of the blood vessels in your limbs, most commonly causing decreased blood flow in your legs. PAD often occurs as a result of other diseases and conditions such as Type 2 Diabetes, hypertension and high cholesterol. There is a strong correlation between PAD and the development of more serious heart diseases. At Vascular Intervention Specialists, the early diagnosis and treatment of PAD - through medication or minimally-invasive procedures - can increase your quality of life and significantly reduce the chances of developing serious heart disease, limb amputation or death.
Why Vascular Intervention Specialists?
Vascular Intervention Specialists (VIS) specializes in minimally invasive lower extremity endovascular procedures to treat arterial and venous disease. Our Reseda facility is spacious, modern and state of the art. We provide our doctors with the latest technology and most current equipment to deliver the best possible care to our patients in an outpatient, caring and low stress environment. Every patient is treated like family, from their first consultation to their final procedure.
Our physicians are recognized as specialists in the field of lower extremity revascularization and limb salvage for patients with peripheral vascular disease resulting from diabetes, history of smoking, hypertension and a variety of other conditions that lead to lower extremity vascular patholology. Minimally invasive endovascular procedures have become the gold standard for managing patients with these conditions and generally result in the avoidance of open procedures that typically result in more potential complications for the patient, have questionable long term patency and result in irreversible changes to the lower extremity vasculature. Our procedures are significantly less risky, are outpatient and thus do not require hospitalization. Everything is done at our outpatient office based center. In addition, our procedures can be repeated years down the line as needed to essentially "restart the clock" on the patient's vascular disease whereas traditional open vascular surgery procedures become much more invasive and complicated and often prone to failure. We do not believe in waiting until an individual has irreversible tissue loss to intervene, although many times patients come to us in this state already. As a result, we view our services as "peripheral stroke prevention" and this has been widely accepted in the community, both with providers and patients alike.
Minimally Invasive Procedures
The physicians at Vascular Intervention Specialists are dedicated to preventing amputations and other life threatening episodes. Catheter-based techniques to create a healthier opening in your blood vessel and increase blood flow to vital tissues are typically performed through these minimally invasive procedures:
- Endovascular therapy
Using minimally invasive, specialized equipment and techniques that require only a small incision, through which a thin catheter is inserted. Using advanced imaging technology, the catheter is guided through a blood vessel to remove blockages and open narrowed areas.
- Stent Placement
A vascular stent is a tiny coil that is inserted through a catheter in the groin area and placed in the vessel to open the blockage.
A procedure to open a blocked artery or vein by using a device on the end of a catheter inserted into a major vessel to cut or shave away the plaque collected on the wall of the vessel.
- Balloon Angioplasty
A balloon is inserted through a catheter and guided to the area of blockage in the artery. The balloon is inflated to compress the blockage and create a bigger opening to increase blood flow.
- Laser Angioplasty
A small laser is used to remove the blockage in the artery.
Saving Limbs. Saving Lives.
Providing minimally invasive endovascular procedures in a safe, convenient environment.
VIS is an outpatient clinic providing minimally invasive endovascular procedures in a safe, convenient and comfortable environment.
Our consultative care and concierge service approach is designed to accommodate you, and present the treatment options uniquely available to you - based on your individual needs. These treatment options can be administered or prescribed (based on the severity of your PAD) on site, and allowing you to return and recover at home on the same day.
Our patient promise is to deliver the highest level of care, and provide the most innovative vascular procedures.
19231 Victory Blvd, Suite 155
Reseda, CA 91335
Office: (818) 457-4512
Fax: (818) 561-3746
935 S. Sunset Ave
West Covina, CA 91790
6601 Rugby Ave, Suite 100
Huntington Park, CA 90255
Office: (323) 835-6404
Fax: (877) 857-2207