Ultimate Vein Care 1st to offer VenaSeal

Dr. Jung and colleges at Ultimate Vein Care are very proud to be the first Vein Specialists in the state of Kentucky and one of select clinics in the country to offer the new VenaSeal™ Closure Procedure. This is an FDA approved device for the treatment of saphenous vein reflux that was recently commercially released […]

Surgical Care Associates Vascular Lab Earns Vascular Testing Reaccreditation by the IAC

Early detection of life threatening heart disorders, stroke and other diseases is possible through the use of vascular testing procedures performed within hospitals, outpatient centers and physicians’ offices. Cardiovascular diseases are the No. 1 cause of death in the United States. On average, one American dies every 39 seconds of cardiovascular disease – disorders of the heart and […]

September is PAD Awareness Month – Free Screenings!

September 3, 2017— According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 18 million people in the United States suffer from Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD), a common circulatory problem in which narrowed arteries reduce blood flow to the limbs. Estimates suggest that anywhere from 12 to 20 percent of individuals over the age of […]

SurgicalCare First to Offer Innovative Procedure for the Treatment of Carotid Artery Disease

Minimally Invasive Technology Temporarily Reverses Blood Flow in the Brain to Prevent Devastating Strokes Surgical Care Associates working at Baptist Health Louisville is the first in state to offer an innovative new treatment for patients at risk for stroke due to blockages in the neck arteries known as carotid artery disease. The minimally invasive procedure, […]

Encourages Early Diagnosis of an Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm To Save Lives

(Louisville, KY) – Ninety-five percent of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) can be successfully treated if detected early. “There is a safe, painless, ultrasound test that can accurately measure the size of the aneurysm to determine the need for treatment,” said Dr. Bradley Thomas of Surgical Care Associates. “In most situations, people with ruptured aortic aneurysms […]

It’s March Madness Time – Be Active!

(Louisville, KY) – We live the in the cradle of college basketball and from Selection Sunday to April 6 (National Championship), March Madness consumes most of America. Arm chair hoopsters stare at their flat screens with tournament brackets in hand. “Instead of simply cheering, try some fancy footwork,” said Bradley Thomas, M.D., a member of […]

SCA States that Groundhogs are Right 39 Percent of the Time; Winter Weather Requires Extra Care for Humans with High Blood Pressure

Louisville, KY – It’s sad but true. Celebrity groundhog Punxsutawney Phil of PA and his relatives accurately predict the end or extension of winter only 39 percent of the time according to the United States National Climate Center. Still, Groundhog Day remains a beloved national pastime. In the northern states, winter often barrels past February 2 […]