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Vascular Surgery

We provide a comprehensive vascular service at Macclesfield District General Hospital delivered by a visiting Consultant, Mr Mark Welch from Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Blood machinery

We deal with the diagnosis, investigation and management of conditions affecting the health of the body’s circulation. Usually, this involves treating diseases of the arteries, veins and lymphatic vessels including:

  • Peripheral vascular disease: Disease resulting restricted arterial blood flow to the limbs or vital organs, frequently due to atherosclerosis (“furring-up”) of the arteries.
  • Aneurysmal disease: Diseases causing localised weaknesses in the walls of arteries resulting in formation of an aneurysm.
  • Stroke prevention: Urgent surgery for management of stroke and mini-stroke, in patients where the carotid arteries supplying the brain have become diseased, in order to prevent recurrent fatal of severely disabling stroke. 
  • Venous disease: Treatment of varicose veins and their associated conditions such as venous ulcer. Management of acute iliofemoral deep vein thrombosis.

Our services

The vascular service is an outpatient service. All patient appointments will be accommodated in a weekly clinic held at Macclesfield District General Hospital, supported by vascular technicians with duplex ultrasound scanning. Specialist vascular services are provided by Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Urgent or emergency referrals should be made directly to Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, to the vascular registrar on call.

More information

This is a consultant delivered service..

 Name Title  Number 
Tina Hibbert
Medical Secretary 01625 663966
Mr M. Welch Consultant

01625 663966 







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