Schulich Heart Program
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Aorta and blood vessels 

From traditional surgery to minimally invasive procedures, we use the latest techniques to detect and treat conditions affecting the arteries and veins. These conditions include life-threatening aneurysms to blockages that slow or stop blood flow to the brain, limbs and vital organs. If left untreated, blood vessel problems can result in limb loss, kidney failure or stroke.

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Limb preservation

We are improving the lives of patients with peripheral arterial disease, a narrowing of blood vessels that can lead to lost limbs and even lost lives.

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Christopher’s Story: Innovative procedure saves limbs and lives

Vascular surgeons at Sunnybrook are pioneering a procedure typically used for heart patients to save the legs of diabetics with foot ulcers.

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Patient & family education

Visit our online centre for resources and information about heart and vascular disease, including tips on healthy living, treatments and procedures, and videos.

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Refer a patient

Our vascular surgery team provides the assessment, diagnosis, management and monitoring any medical and surgical issues with arteries and veins, including carotid artery stenosis, aneurysms, aorta dissection, vascular disease, varicose veins, and more.

Referrals by a physician are required.

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