Jeff*, a 43-year-old man from Fort Worth, Texas, was diagnosed with peripheral vascular disease (PVD) by a vascular surgeon in central Texas. In peripheral vascular disease (PVD), also known as peripheral arterial disease (PAD), there is significant amount of calcium and plaque inside the arteries causing them to become hard and narrowed. This results in poor circulation to the legs. Risk factors that cause peripheral vascular disease are advancing age, male sex, African American ethnicity, smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol levels. About one in every twenty Americans aged 50 years and older has peripheral vascular disease.
“Severe leg pain kept me from sleeping”
Jeff had symptoms of severe leg pain and cramps when walking only a few feet. He also felt severe leg pain and cramps at night—pain that would wake him from sleep. His symptoms began in 2004. Since then he has undergone several angiograms with stent placements in both legs as well as open surgeries to place a bypass graft. Jeff also developed gangrene to the toes, which required partial amputation. Even after all the surgeries, he never noticed any improvement in leg circulation and continued to have persistent severe pain that significantly impacted his daily activities, taking time away from his family.
The vascular surgeon in central Texas unfortunately recommended leg amputation. However Jeff was not 100% convinced this was the only option. With Jeff’s own extensive research for a new vascular surgeon he came across Precision VIR based on reputation—particularly Dr. Jaryd Stein—for having the best peripheral vascular disease doctors in DFW.
Dr. Stein at Precision VIR confirmed the diagnosis of peripheral vascular disease, and chose the best treatments for relieving Jeff’s symptoms. Dr. Stein performed endovascular revascularizations due to severe blockage in the arteries supplying blood to the legs. This is a minimally invasive procedure that clears blockages in the arteries and removes plaque that is causing decreased blood flow. It significantly improved the circulation in Jeff’s legs allowing him to walk farther without pain or burning in his muscles, and helped him sleep more comfortably at night.
“The doctors and staff at Precision VIR are professionals and supportive!”
Jeff is astounded by the results. Dr. Stein was very confident that he would be able to get the best circulation to avoid leg amputation, and he did just that. Jeff explains: “Dr. Stein and his staff are fantastic with great bedside manner and professionalism. They honestly have gone above and beyond my expectations.”
Jeff noticed a difference in his health; he feels like his life is back. Jeff was most thankful of avoiding legs amputation. Jeff also appreciated the quick recovery period, no large incisions, avoiding long hospital waits. Since the procedure was done in an outpatient setting, Jeff was able to get back on his feet immediately. Jeff can now do all those simple things he could not do before, such as working, walking, sleeping, yardwork, taking his grandchildren to the park, and importantly take his wife on dates.
Like many patients, finding professional and qualified doctors with excellent reputations is important to Jeff. He wanted to feel confident that the best peripheral vascular disease doctors in DFW were treating his symptoms and were educated in the latest procedures and technology. He found the care and expertise he was looking for from Dr. Stein and the staff at Precision VIR.
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Is a reputation of finding the best peripheral vascular disease doctors in DFW important to you? Do you suffer from peripheral vascular disease, and want to relieve your symptoms? At Precision VIR, we will create an individualized plan to help you get the best results. When you visit any of our DFW area offices, the doctors and staff will explain all of the steps involved in treating your peripheral vascular disease with the number one goal of improving your health. Read the reviews for Precision VIR and then contact us to schedule an appointment. Book an appointment today by calling us at 214-382-3200 or complete the form below.
*names may be changed to protect patient confidentiality