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Understanding Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

When it comes to several of the common conditions treated by a vascular surgeon, most people are familiar with things such as varicose veins and aneurysms. However, as with any medical profession, we treat an assortment of lesser-known ailments that still warrant attention.

Thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) is a grouping of disorders that occurs when the nerves and/or blood vessels in the lower neck and upper chest area are compressed or injured, or simply become irritated over time.

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Dr. Joseph J. Ricotta MD, MS, FACS Performs the First VenaSeal Procedure in Southeast United States

Roswell, GA – Dr. Joseph J. Ricotta, CEO and Medical Director of the Vascular Institute of Atlanta and Associate Professor of Surgery at GRU/UGA School of Medicine, performed the first VenaSeal™ procedure in the state of Georgia on December 15, 2015. Having successfully completed two other VenaSeal™ cases on the 16th, he is currently the first physician in the Southeastern United States to have administered multiple VenaSeal™ treatments. With several additional procedures also scheduled over the next two weeks, he hopes to lay the groundwork for the first safe and permanent treatment of varicose veins in the legs.

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Understanding Dietary Fat and Its Role in Your Health

For decades, the low-fat diet has been touted as the go-to diet for overall health and it’s no secret that most of us were raised in a world that vilified all forms of fat. However, as our research methods have improved and our understanding of everything from cardiovascular disease to metabolic syndrome has increased, it’s clear that banning all forms of fat may be somewhat misguided.

Plain and simple, while we turned fat into the pariah of the food world, our adoption of strictly low-fat diets—

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It Starts with a Step: Walk Your Way to Vascular Health

When it comes to diet and exercise, one of the greatest struggles that many of us find ourselves having to overcome is an all-or-nothing mentality. While this type of outlook may go a long way towards helping certain people succeed—especially if they thrive in environments that ask them to give 100%—most of us wind up feeling stymied by the threat

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Dr. Joseph J Ricotta MD, MS, FACS Performs First Robotic Peripheral Vascular Procedure in the U.S.

Dr. Joseph J Ricotta MD, MS, FACS Performs First TCAR in South Florida

Dr. Joseph J Ricotta MD, MS, FACS Performs First VenaSeal Procedure in Southeast United States


"I was nervous when I showed up for my surgery, but Dr. Ricotta and his staff put me right at ease. The staff at Vascular Institute of Atlanta is wonderful and Dr. Ricotta has a perfect bedside manner - way above a 10! I just wish I had found him 4 years ago when my symptoms started and other doctors could not make the diagnosis. I recommend Dr. Ricotta to anyone with vascular problems and have referred my family and friends to him."


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An aneurysm is a ballooning or dilation of a blood vessel to more than 150% of its normal size. This is caused by damage to the lining ...

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Carotid Disease

Stroke, sometimes caused by Carotid Disease, is the 3rd leading cause of death in the United States with >750,000 new cases each year ...

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Peripheral Artery Disease

Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a common circulatory problem that affects 12 million people in the United States. It occurs when plaque ...

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Venous Disease

Venous disease refers to all conditions caused by abnormal or diseased veins, usually involving veins in the legs or arms, but can also ...

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