Varicose veins are a cosmetic issue and other misconceptions.

Painful varicose and spider veins can develop over time on a wide variety of people. Some of the healthiest lifestyles will not prevent venous disease from presenting itself. Varicose veins are the most visible sign of venous disease. Approximately 72% of women and 42% of the men will experience venous disease by age 60. Dr. Jon Roberts at Memphis Vascular…

Treating Pulmonary Embolism at the source

Memphis Vascular Center is leading the way in aggressively treating Pulmonary Embolism or PE in the Memphis area. Currently, we have treated over 15 patients using the Flowtriever device. Dr. Jon Roberts, Dr. Dale Hansen III, Dr. Scott Osborne and Dr. Wes Angel have all used the Inari Flowtriever device to save patients’ lives. Pulmonary Embolism is the development of…

First Prostate Artery Embolization in Memphis

Another first for Memphis Vascular and the city of Memphis: Dr Wes Angel performed the first Prostate Artery Embolization in Memphis! This procedure is a non-invasive option rather than surgery for specific patients with Prostate cancer or enlarged prostates. Working in collaboration with the local urologists, we selected the first candidate. It was a big success! This patient had a prostate…

First physician in Memphis to use FDA approved stent

Today, Dr. Jon Roberts at Germantown Methodist Hospital used a new stent system developed and approved exclusively for treating patients with venous disease. Recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the VICI Venous Stent System™ provides both clinicians and patients with an alternative treatment option that will provide patients with an increased quality of life. Venous disease currently…

New Procedure for treatment of varicose veins

Memphis Vascular offers the latest advances in treatment for varicose veins in Memphis! Venaseal uses a glue rather than heat to close the vein. That means less needle sticks, minimal usage of compression hose, and less bruising! Find out more by watching the video with Dr. Roberts on channel 3! To learn more about vein treatments click here.  

Kyphoplasty for compression spine fractures

Memphis Vascular offers procedures to help with back pain from spine fractures. These procedures are addressing pain in patients and help to reduce the opioid epidemic that is occurring in our society.   https://www.beckersspine.com/orthopedic-a-spine-device-a-implant-news/item/40118-curbing-opioid-use-for-vertebral-compression-fractures-with-balloon-kyphoplasty.html

When do I need to address varicose veins?

Unsightly and troublesome varicose veins? Typically, when your legs are giving you problems is the best signal you need to do something about them.  Symptoms from varicose veins range from constant itching, swelling, pain, discoloration, and even open wounds.  You don’t have to see varicose veins to have venous disease in your legs.  Many people experience these symptoms without actually…

Varicose Vein treatment-When is the best time to schedule treatment?

We can address varicose vein treatment in many different ways.  With new technology, the old varicose vein treatment of vein stripping is outdated and hardly performed anymore.  New vein treatments such as heat-induced vein ablation, non-thermal ablation, and sclerotherapy are the best varicose vein treatments now. We will mainly discuss varicose vein treatments today, but for more information about varicose…

Varicose Vein Treatments Available to You!

Venous disease presents itself in many different shapes and sizes. They vary from large visible varicose veins, to veins causing symptoms that are not visible, or to spider veins. Each one has different forms of vein treatments available. Memphis Vascular Center can treat all the above! Let’s discuss some of the vein treatment options available to you. Large varicose veins…