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Dr. David Littleton Rollins MD
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
average rating 4.75 stars (4 ratings)
36060 Euclid Avenue; Suite 107
Willoughby, OH
 

Dr. David Rollins is a physician who specializes in vascular surgery. These areas are among Dr. Rollins's clinical interests: abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), angioplasty, and varicose veins. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and residency at Hartford Hospital. He is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic, West Hospital, and Lake Health.

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All Interests: Wounds, Sclerotherapy, Varicose Veins, Vascular Surgery Procedures, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 26
  • Charge (avg.): $1,500 - $2,000
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $198 - $350
Dr. Vikram K. Rao MD
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
average rating 2.75 stars (1 rating)
36060 Euclid Avenue; Suite 107
Willoughby, OH
 

Dr. Vikram Rao's area of specialization is vascular surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: spider veins, angioplasty, and carotid artery disease. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Rao graduated from Stanley Medical College and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Morehouse School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Euclid Hospital, West Hospital, and Hillcrest Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

All Interests: Ultrasound, Wounds, Sclerotherapy, Varicose Veins, Vascular Surgery Procedures, Spider Veins, ... (Read more)

Roger G. Espinosa MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
average rating 4.75 stars (6 ratings)
35717 Euclid Avenue
Willoughby, OH
 

Dr. Roger Espinosa's specialties are adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology. He practices in Mentor, OH and Willoughby, OH. These areas are among Dr. Espinosa's clinical interests: heart problems, echocardiogram (echo), and cardiac catheterization. His professional affiliations include West Hospital and TriPoint Medical Center. He studied medicine at Cebu Institute of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Espinosa completed a residency program at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Espinosa is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more.

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Clinical Interests: Echocardiogram, Heart Problems, Cardiac Catheterization

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 22
  • Charge (avg.): $1,500
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $539
Ahmad Banna MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
average rating 4.58 stars (6 ratings)
35717 Euclid Avenue
Willoughby, OH
 

Dr. Ahmad Banna is a specialist in adult cardiology. He works in Painesville, OH and Willoughby, OH. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: nuclear cardiology, hypertension (high blood pressure), and angioplasty. Dr. Banna's professional affiliations include West Hospital and TriPoint Medical Center. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Banna takes. Dr. Banna is a graduate of the University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

All Interests: Nuclear Cardiology, Hypertension, Echocardiogram, Cholesterol Problems, Cardiac Rehabilitation ... (Read more)

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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.
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