Vascular Disease

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Kallen Zarembski on the ice

UH Athletic Trainer Identifies Rare Condition in Teen Hockey Player

When 17-year-old Kallen Zarembski noticed his swollen arm, he assumed it was a forgotten hockey injury, but behind the swelling was a rare and life-threatening condition called Paget Schroetter Syndrome.

Limb Salvage Patient Maurice Edwards

Novel Council at UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute Diverts Patients from Amputation

Maurice Edwards of Cleveland knew he might lose his leg to amputation, but thanks to a novel council at University Hospitals (UH) Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute, he was spared that fate.

Tony’s quality of life has been improved by his procedure

Addressing Blood Flow Issue Solves ED for Florida Resident

Many times, erectile dysfunction is caused by vascular disease. To make a correct diagnosis and choose a treatment with a high chance of success, a team of experts is needed to identify, evaluate, and treat these patients.

closeup of leg spider veins

Varicose and Spider Veins: What's the Difference – and What To Do

People can take steps on their own to improve blood flow in the legs, keep their legs healthy and help prevent varicose and spider veins. Learn how.

John Potocnik being interviewed in his home

Doctors Save Leg of Patient With Diabetes By Restoring Blood Flow

John underwent three failed procedures to restore circulation to his foot. Doctors told him his leg would need to be amputated, so John sought a second opinion.

Sarah, her husband and their three daughters

Pregnancy Reveals Serious Vascular Condition for Mother

When Sarah was pregnant with her first child, she began having excruciating shooting pain down her left leg. Doctors discovered she had a deep vein thrombosis (DVT), a blood clot in the deep veins that can be life-threatening.

Dale Kline holds two young grandchildren

Surviving a Major Pulmonary Embolism

On Father’s Day, his daughter insisted on bringing him to the Emergency Department at University Hospitals Parma Medical Center. His daughter’s insistence – and his physician’s expertise – saved his life.

legs and heart health

What Your Legs Can Tell You About Your Heart Health

Your legs are marvelous creations and an engineering feat. What’s not so obvious is that your legs also can tell you a lot about the state of your heart and circulatory system through three conditions.

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