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About the Vascular Lab

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Location

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Norman Urquhart (NU) Building - 6th floor
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Hours & Contact

Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Phone: 416 340 3589 (Lab Secretary)
Fax: 416 340 4498

What We Do

The Vascular Lab provides non-invasive diagnostic ultrasound tests on arteries and veins, which our doctors use to confirm a diagnosis and determine a course of treatment. These tests may also be used to track disease progression over time.

There are generally two kinds of arterial vascular disease: occlusive and aneurysmal. In the occlusive form, blood flow is reduced because of plaque that has formed in the arteries. This causes reduced blood flow to tissues beyond the blockage. In aneurysmal disease, the wall of an artery weakens, which allows it to become larger and rupture is a possibility.

We also consult and manage venous disease, thoracic outlet syndrome and AV malformations. ​​

 Improving treatment for aneurysms

Watch these videos to find out how we're building a better endograft to improve the treatment for patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms. Each video shows a different treatment option.

 Health Information

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