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Arterial Conditions

Arteries carry blood away from the heart. These large vessels transport oxygen-rich blood to every tissue in the body. A variety of conditions from plaque buildup (atherosclerosis) to blood clots can disrupt the vital function of the arteries, leading to blockage and poor circulation and in some cases, pose serious health risks such as stroke.

At NorthShore, our vascular surgeons have the specialized knowledge to diagnose and treat a wide range of arterial conditions: