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Vascular surgeon (Dr. Amit Kumar) helps elderly Emirati woman get back on her feet

Vascular surgeon (Dr. Amit Kumar) helps elderly Emirati woman get back on her feet

Vascular surgeon Sharjah, has helped a 76-year-old Emirati diabetic woman get back on her feet after a successful procedure at University Hospital Sharjah. During the two-hour long angioplasty procedure, Dr Amit Kumar, Consultant Vascular Surgeon at UHS, removed several blockages in her leg’s arteries, allowing her to walk again after many years of being wheelchair-bound. The patient, Fatima Salim Al Marri, has been a diabetic with high blood pressure for the past 18......

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Peripheral Vascular Disease

Peripheral Vascular Disease

Peripheral vascular diseases (PVDs) are blood circulation disorders that impact blood vessels outside of the heart and brain. Normally PVD strikes the veins and arteries of arms and legs. PVD results in narrowing of blood vessels and decreases the amount of blood and oxygen supplied to the arms and legs. People with Diabetics have a high risk of having PVDs especially in our part of the world, eventually causing loss of sensation and result in to amputation. To......

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