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Vascular diseases

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Hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia - myDr.com.au

Hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia is a condition that causes malformations of the small blood vessels in multiple areas throughout the body.

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Raynaud phenomenon - ACD

Raynaud phenomenon is an intermittent constriction of the blood flow to the fingers and toes precipitated by cold, emotion and some drugs that cause spasm of the small arteries bringing blood to the fingers and toes.

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Deep vein thrombosis and air travel

There is community concern that air travel may increase the risk of deep vein thrombosis (DVT). This page explains what DVT is, and provides a set of guidelines for the safety and comfort of air travellers.

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Alzheimer's Australia | Vascular dementia

Vascular dementia is the second most common cause of dementia after Alzheimer's disease. What is vascular dementia? Vascular dementia is the broad term for dementia associated with problems of circulation of blood to the brain. Are there different types of vascular dementia? There are a number of different types of Vascular dementia. Two of the most common are Multi-infarct dementia and Binswanger's disease.

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Coronary arteries - myDr.com.au

The coronary arteries supply the heart muscle with oxygen so that it can work. If these vessels become narrowed, angina can result.

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Giant cell arteritis and polymyalgia rheumatica - myDr.com.au

Find out about the causes, diagnosis and treatment of giant cell arteritis (also known as temporal arteritis) and polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR).

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Angina treatments - myDr.com.au

Find out why treating angina is so important and about the different treatments and medicines for angina.

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Brain Foundation | Arteriovenous Malformation

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Giant Cell Arteritis (GCA) | ACT Health

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Carotid Stenting

Detailed information for consumers and carers about carotid stenting - including what it is, how to prepare, how it is done, risks and benefits and after effects

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