Vascular Services - Information for Patients

Vascular Services - Information for Patients

Northamptonshire Vascular Service

 

How to find us

For the integrated surgery department and vascular studies unit, enter at the integrated surgery entrance, which is opposite car park 1.

For radiology, enter through the South entrance, opposite car park 1, and take the lift to area D.

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Outpatient Services

The Northamptonshire Vascular Service provides outpatient services across the county of Northamptonshire with clinics at Northampton General Hospital integrated surgery department , Danetre Hospital, Daventry, Kettering General Hospital Outpatients department, Nene Park Outpatients Clinic, Irthlingborough, Isebrook Hospital, Wellingborough and Corby Outpatients clinic, Willowbrook Health Complex, Corby


Vascular Studies Unit

The vascular studies unit (VSU) is situated in the surgical outpatients' department, Area B, integrated surgery at Northampton General Hospital.

The unit provides specialised diagnostic ultrasound investigations to patients with suspected circulatory disorders and nursing expertise in wound care management intermittent claudication and nurse-led vascular clinics.


Inpatient Services

Inpatient and day case services are based at Northampton General Hospital.


Interventional Radiology

Diagnostic tests and some procedures are carried out in the radiology department.  These can include CT scans, MRI scans angiograms, angioplasties, stent insertion and fistuloplasties amongst other procedures.


Services

Vascular services include:

  • Carotid surgery
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
  • Endovascular aneurysm repair
  • Varicose vein treatment
  • Renal access for dialysis
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening Service


Patient information

The following information for patients is produced by the Circulation Foundation - the Vascular Research Charity.

Links to other websites

The Vascular Society

The Circulation Foundation

The British Society of Interventional Radiologists

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