Clinical Service

Vascular Surgery

What we do

Vascular surgery is a speciality of surgery focusing on diseases of the vascular system, or arteries and veins. The vascular surgeon is trained in the diagnosis and management of diseases affecting all parts of the vascular system except that of the heart and brain.

Endovascular procedures are minimally invasive and may be described as ‘pinhole surgery’.

As there is very little pain. Patients may be awake during the procedure and return to normal activities very quickly.

We provide:

  • stroke prevention

  • aortic aneurysm care

  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD) care

  • abdominal aortic aneurysm repair

  • aortobifemoral bypass graft

  • axillobifemoral bypass graft

  • carotid endarterectomy

  • endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm (EVAR)

  • femorodistal bypass graft

  • femoropopliteal bypass graft

  • femorofemoral crossover graft

  • injection sclerotherapy for varicose veins

  • open abdominal aortic aneurysm repair

  • varicose vein treatment

Where to find us

Our Endovascular Theatre is in Kent and Canterbury Hospital.

How to use this service

If you have any concerns, please speak to your GP who can refer you to our service.