At Vascular and Vein Institute of Siouxland, we provide top-notch vein and arterial care with minimally invasive treatments. All treatments are performed as outpatient procedures and require less recovery time. Learn more about how we treat the following conditions.
Amputation Prevention and Wound Care
Amputation prevention can include lifestyle changes, medication, or minimally invasive endovascular procedures such as a peripheral angiogram or venogram to address arterial/venous flow. The physicians also provide specialized topical/subcutaneous wound care including incision and drainage, dressing recommendations, etc.
The physicians at Vascular and Vein Institute of Siouxland use endovascular repair to treat abdominal aortic aneurysms. This type of repair is minimally invasive, meaning only small incisions are required and recovery time is much shorter than if open surgery were used.
Carotid angiograms are performed to determine the level of narrowing or blockage in the carotid arteries. It is an invasive test that also helps to evaluate risk of future stoke. Carotid stenting, a minimally invasive procedure, can be performed to fix narrowing of the arteries.
Chronic Venous Disease/Venous Insufficiency
The physicians at Vascular and Vein Institute of Siouxland use a variety of methods to treat chronic venous disease. These methods are minimally invasive and are generally less painful than traditional treatment methods like vein stripping or laser treatments. The physicians will determine which of the following treatment methods is best for you: radiofrequency ablation, sclerotherapy, Varithena®, or VenaSeal™.
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Venograms are used to diagnose DVT. These X-ray tests allow your physician to find blood clots and are more accurate than ultrasound tests. If needed, your physician will utilize thrombolytic therapy to dissolve the clot and mitigate the serious side effects of DVT.
Vascular and Vein Institute of Siouxland provides the full spectrum of access care for dialysis patients including fistulogram, fistula creations, and catheter placements or replacements.
A sympathectomy is a surgical procedure that treats hyperhidrosis by clamping the sympathetic nerve to alleviate symptoms.
Interventional oncology refers to the diagnosis and treatment of cancer-related conditions, including biopsies, tumor ablation or cryotherapy, catheter-directed chemotherapy, and cancer-related pain treatment.
Vascular and Vein Institute of Siouxland provides placement, management, and removal of IVC filters designed to capture blood clots for high risk patients.
The physicians at Vascular and Vein Institute of Siouxland use transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts (TIPS) to treat liver disease. It is a minimally invasive procedure that helps to create new connections between blood vessels in the liver to treat fluid buildup and recurrent variceal bleeding in the abdominal cavity.
Palliative care offered at Vascular and Vein Institute of Siouxland includes: celiac plexus nerve block, kyphoplasty with ablation, paracentesis, PleurX™ for malignant ascites/effusion, and thoracentesis.
Peripheral Arterial Disease
A peripheral angiogram is an X-ray test that allows your physician to find narrow or blocked areas in the arteries that supply blood to your legs. This test allows your physician to determine whether surgical treatment is necessary.
Spider veins can be treated with subcutaneous injections that eliminate swollen or painful veins.
Spinal Compression Fractures
Vertebral augmentation, a minimally invasive procedure, is used to treat spinal compression fractures by stabilizing the affected vertebra and reducing pain.
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Surgical treatment options for thoracic outlet syndrome include rib resection and sympathectomy. In a rib resection, your physician removes an extra rib to give your thoracic outlet additional room. For a sympathectomy, your physician clamps the sympathetic nerve.
Uterine fibroids can be treated with uterine fibroid embolization. This method treats fibroids without invasive surgery by blocking the blood supply to the fibroids.
Depending on the severity of your varicose veins, the physicians at Vascular and Vein Institute of Siouxland will choose one of the following treatment methods: radiofrequency ablation, sclerotherapy, Varithena®, or VenaSeal™. These methods tend to be less painful than other treatment methods like vein stripping and laser treatments.
Screening and Imaging
We offer comprehensive screenings to prevent, diagnose, treat, and monitor our patients.
- Vascular Ultrasound by a Certified Vascular Ultrasound Tech
- Intravascular Ultrasound