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Baptist Health Louisville Scores Highest Ranking

Louisville, KY. – The Society for Vascular Surgery’s Vascular Quality Initiative (SVS VQI) has awarded the Baptist Health Louisville vascular program three stars for its active participation in the Registry Participation Program.  Less than 15% of the nearly 800 programs participating are able to achieve this top score.  The mission of the SVS VQI is to improve patient […]

High Performing in AAA Care

U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in hospital rankings and consumer advice, has again named Baptist Health Louisville as a 2022-2023 High Performing hospital for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair. This is the highest award a hospital can earn for U.S. News’ Best Hospitals Procedures & Conditions ratings. The annual Procedures & Conditions ratings […]

Surgical Care Associates Puts PAD Treatment on the Cutting Edge with The Tack Endovascular System

Surgical Care Associates (SCA) is proud to announce that they are the first in the area to use The Tack endovascular system, a groundbreaking technology designed to treat PAD (Peripheral Arterial Disease). PAD is a form of vascular disease that affects millions of people and can be debilitating if left untreated. The Tack endovascular system […]

AAA Screening

Abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) are a serious health condition that can cause life-threatening complications if left untreated. Screening for AAA is important to identify individuals at risk of developing the disease, and early diagnosis and treatment is essential to prevent potential devastating outcomes. In this blog post, we will discuss why screening for abdominal aortic […]

Surgical Care Associates Vascular Lab Earns Vascular Testing Reaccreditation by the IAC

Early detection of life threatening heart disorders, stroke and other diseases is possible through the use of vascular testing procedures performed within hospitals, outpatient centers and physicians’ offices. Cardiovascular diseases are the No. 1 cause of death in the United States. On average, one American dies every 39 seconds of cardiovascular disease – disorders of the heart and […]

September is PAD Awareness Month – Free Screenings!

September 3, 2017— According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 18 million people in the United States suffer from Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD), a common circulatory problem in which narrowed arteries reduce blood flow to the limbs. Estimates suggest that anywhere from 12 to 20 percent of individuals over the age of […]

SurgicalCare First to Offer Innovative Procedure for the Treatment of Carotid Artery Disease

Minimally Invasive Technology Temporarily Reverses Blood Flow in the Brain to Prevent Devastating Strokes Surgical Care Associates working at Baptist Health Louisville is the first in state to offer an innovative new treatment for patients at risk for stroke due to blockages in the neck arteries known as carotid artery disease. The minimally invasive procedure, […]