Dr. Raja Sekhara is a leading cardiothoracic and transplant surgeon in Hyderabad, providing expert care and treatment for patients suffering from peripheral arterial aneurysms. He uses advanced technology and skill for performing peripheral arterial aneurysm surgeries in Hyderabad. He believes in a holistic approach and provides patients with quicker recovery along with a healthy and permanent one.

He is highly dedicated and trained in diagnosing and treating the entire spectrum of arterial and venous conditions. He provides high-quality clinical care for patients suffering from peripheral arterial aneurysms through bypass surgery and stent grafting. He collaborates with a team of Interventional Radiologists, Anaesthetists, Endocrinologists, Foot, and Ankle Surgeons, Physiotherapists, Specialist Nurses, and Geriatric Medicine Physicians to achieve successful and excellent surgical outcomes.

Overview of Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm Surgeries

The enlargement of the area affecting the arteries in your legs or neck is known as a peripheral aneurysm. It occurs behind the knee. They are more prevalent in the aorta and develops in the femoral artery of your groin, carotid artery in your neck, and arteries in your arms. The untreated peripheral arterial aneurysms lead to a lack of proper blood flow to the legs and leg pain.

The peripheral arterial aneurysms may also develop into aortic aneurysms. Those peripheral aneurysms can’t be managed with medications, but the surgery is needed when you are experiencing the symptoms. Peripheral arterial aneurysm surgeries are the procedures to treat peripheral arterial aneurysms.

Symptoms of Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm

Here are the symptoms of peripheral arterial aneurysms.

  • A feeling of a pulsating lump
  • Leg or arm pain or cramping with exercise
  • Leg or arm pain at rest
  • Painful sores or ulcerations involving toes or fingers
  • Radiating pain or numbness in leg or arm, which is caused by a nerve compression
  • Gangrene or tissue death
  • Diabetes
  • High cholesterol or triglycerides
  • Inactive lifestyle

Causes of Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm

Here are the causes of peripheral arterial aneurysms.

  • Infection or injury
  • Smoking
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Obesity
  • Family history of heart or vascular disease

Diagnosis and Testing:

  • Ankle Brachial Pressure Index (ABI)
  • Angiography
  • Computed Tomography Angiography Scan (CTA)
  • Duplex Ultrasound
  • Echocardiography
  • MRI

Treatment for Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm

Dr. Raja Sekhar performs the following procedures to treat Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm.

  1. Bypass Surgery is an effective way of treating a peripheral aneurysm in your leg. In this procedure, the surgeon redirects the blood flow around the aneurysm and removes the aneurysm. It prevents the blood from filling the aneurysm.
  2. Stent Grafting is a catheterization procedure. It is a rare procedure in which the surgeon places a graft inside the vein to seal off the aneurysm.

Infrastructure Highlights:

  • State of the art-digital cath lab
  • A high-tech 3D electroanatomical mapping system
  • Well-equipped ICUs and OT
  • Special clinics
  • Intensive care units
  • Advanced OT facilities
  • Postoperative care unit with monitoring facilities
  • Echo Lab with advanced non-invasive facilities
  • Adult and Paediatric heart surgeries

Infrastructure Highlights:

  • State of the art-digital cath lab
  • A high-tech 3D electroanatomical mapping system
  • Well-equipped ICUs and OT
  • Special clinics
  • Intensive care units
  • Advanced OT facilities
  • Postoperative care unit with monitoring facilities
  • Echo Lab with advanced non-invasive facilities
  • Adult and Paediatric heart surgeries

Why Choose Dr. Raja Sekhara Rao For Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm Surgeries in Hyderabad?

  • Surgery from a dynamic, skilled and experienced surgeon
  • Presurgical optimization of overall health
  • High-quality medical care
  • State of the art operation theatres
  • Use of latest technology and robust diagnostic support at an affordable cost

Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm FAQs

When Are Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm Surgeries Needed?

Peripheral aneurysms over 2 cm need surgeries. They cannot go away on its own.

What Are The Types Of Peripheral Arterial Aneurysms?

The types of Peripheral Arterial Aneurysms are:

  • Popliteal aneurysm
  • Splenic artery aneurysm
  • Mesenteric artery aneurysm
  • Femoral artery aneurysm
  • Carotid artery aneurysm
  • Visceral aneurysm

What Happens When The Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm Left Untreated?

Untreated peripheral arterial aneurysms lead to:

  • Hemorrhagic stroke
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Coma
  • Vasospasm
  • Brain damage

How Can I Prevent Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm?

  • Don’t smoke.
  • Lower your blood pressure if it is high.
  • Eat foods low in fat and cholesterol.
  • Lose weight if you are overweight.
  • Exercise regularly
  • Try to reduce stress in your life.

What Are The Other Vascular Surgeries Performed By Dr. Raja Sekhara Rao?

The other vascular surgeries performed by Dr. Raja Sekhara include:

  • Varicose Veins Surgery
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolectomy
  • Aortic Aneurysms & Dissection surgeries
  • Peripheral arterial bypass surgeries

How To Contact Dr. Raja Sekhara Rao?

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