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Dr. Alan Boyd Lumsden, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery
4401 Garth Road
Baytown, TX
 

Dr. Alan Lumsden sees patients in Houston, TX, Baytown, TX, and Sugar Land, TX. His medical specialties are general surgery, vascular surgery, and cardiothoracic surgery. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Lumsden include renal angioplasty, heart problems, and stroke. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Lumsden's office for an appointment. He graduated from The University of Edinburgh College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , renal angioplasty, angioplasty

All Interests: Renal Angioplasty, Sclerotherapy, Heart Problems, Surgical Procedures, Angiogram, Aortic Aneurysm, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 14
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,456
  • Medicare Cost: $404
Dr. Eric Kevin Peden, MD
Specializes in Vascular Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery
4401 Garth Road
Baytown, TX
 

Dr. Eric Peden practices vascular surgery and cardiothoracic surgery in Houston, TX and Baytown, TX. Dr. Peden's areas of expertise include aortic aneurysm, angioplasty, and arteriovenous malformation (AVM). He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Peden honors. Dr. Peden's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

All Interests: Aneurysm, Surgical Procedures, Angiogram, Aortic Aneurysm, Arteriovenous Malformation, Varicose ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 174
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,656 - $2,527
  • Medicare Cost: $193 - $268
Dr. Jacobo Nurko, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Other
4301 Garth Road; Suite 212-independence Plaza 2
Baytown, TX
 

Dr. Jacobo Nurko's medical specialty is general surgery and vascular surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Nurko include ablation, aortic aneurysm, and angioplasty. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Nurko is a graduate of the University of Anahuac Faculty of Health Sciences. On average, patients gave Dr. Nurko a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

All Interests: Sclerotherapy, Surgical Procedures, Angiogram, Aortic Aneurysm, Heart Surgery, Wounds, Varicose ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 79
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,928 - $3,003
  • Medicare Cost: $208 - $555
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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
4201 Garth Road; Suite 319
Baytown, TX
 

Dr. Bilal Moukaddem specializes in adult nephrology and practices in Houston, TX, Webster, TX, and Pearland, TX. In Dr. Moukaddem's practice, he is particularly interested in kidney problems, kidney transplant, and dialysis. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, Houston Methodist, and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston). He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Amerigroup Star, and more. He is accepting new patients. He graduated from Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine.

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Clinical Interests: Kidney Transplant, Kidney Problems, Dialysis

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 294
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,784 - $4,100
  • Medicare Cost: $1,246 - $1,289
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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
4401 Garth Road
Baytown, TX
 

Dr. Jesse Uyeda is a specialist in adult nephrology. He is especially interested in renal angioplasty, hypertension (high blood pressure), and renal (kidney) biopsy. Dr. Uyeda honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He graduated from Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Uyeda is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , renal angioplasty

All Interests: Renal Angioplasty, Hypertension, Kidney Failure, Renal Biopsy, Dialysis

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 383
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,784 - $4,100
  • Medicare Cost: $1,316 - $1,469

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What is Angioplasty?

Angioplasty is a common, minimally invasive procedure performed to restore blood flow in arteries and veins that have become narrowed or blocked. Age or illness can cause plaque to build up at certain spots within the veins and arteries, and if enough collects, it can restrict the flow of blood. Angioplasty uses a tiny balloon at the end of a small, flexible tube to inflate within the narrowed section and open it up again.

Angioplasty may be performed in several different areas of the body and for a variety of reasons, most often:
  • Peripheral arterial disease, which reduces blood flow in the arms or legs
  • Atherosclerosis, or general hardening of the arteries
  • Carotid artery stenosis, or narrowing of the arteries in the neck that supply the brain
  • Coronary artery disease, or narrowing of the arteries near the heart
  • Renal vascular hypertension, or narrowing of the arteries in the kidney, leading to increased blood pressure

During angioplasty, a patient is given a sedative while lying on a table under an x-ray machine. A catheter (a thin, flexible, and hollow tube) is inserted into the patient’s skin in the arm or groin and guided into the blocked artery. Dye is injected via the catheter, and x-rays are used to position the tip of the catheter exactly at the blockage. The tiny balloon is guided through the catheter and inflated with saline. It pushes the plaque out of the way, squishing it against the walls of the artery. The balloon may be inflated and deflated several times to let blood pass by. A stent, a tiny tube of metal mesh like a spring, may be inserted to help keep the artery open. Then the x-ray is used again to check that blood is flowing properly, the catheter is removed, and the tiny incision is bandaged.

There are no nerves within veins and arteries, so an angioplasty is generally not painful. However, there may be some discomfort at the site of the incision and when the balloon is inflated. Overall, angioplasty is a very effective and low-risk procedure, useful for helping patients avoid more difficult bypass surgery.