- Experience. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in blood vessel conditions (vascular specialists) and blood vessel surgery (vascular and endovascular surgeons) are experienced in treating people with popliteal artery aneurysms. Each Mayo Clinic location offers a vascular center, staffed by doctors and other specialists trained in vascular diseases.
- Team approach. Mayo Clinic doctors in several areas work together to diagnose and treat your condition.
- Treatment expertise. At Mayo Clinic, doctors have expertise in treating people with popliteal artery aneurysms and other aneurysms with endovascular surgery, open surgery and other options. Mayo doctors evaluate and treat more than 350 people each year with lower extremity artery aneurysms, including popliteal artery aneurysms.
- Efficient system. Mayo doctors evaluate your condition and develop a treatment plan, often within a few days.
- Latest diagnostic tools. At Mayo Clinic, doctors use detailed imaging tests to diagnose your condition.
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At Mayo Clinic, we assemble a team of specialists who take the time to listen and thoroughly understand your health issues and concerns. We tailor the care you receive to your personal health care needs. You can trust our specialists to collaborate and offer you the best possible outcomes, safety and service.
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