Dr. Douglas B Hood MD
Vascular Surgeon | Vascular Surgery751 N Rutledge St Suite 2100 Springfield IL, 62702
Dr. Douglas Hood is a vascular surgeon practicing in Springfield, IL. Dr. Hood specializes in disorders relating to the arterial, venous and lymphatic systems. As a vascular surgeon, Dr. Hood diagnoses and treats vascular diseases and performs vasular surgeries. Common conditions that a vascular surgeon treats are aneurysms, atherosclerosis and varicose veins. Vascular specialists might also treat trauma, venous ulcers, poor leg circulation, peripheral arterial disease and other vascular-related issues.
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- Breast screening: the psychological sequelae of false-positive recall in women with and without a family history of breast cancer.
- The use of colorflow duplex scanning to detect significant renal artery stenosis.
- The standardized vascular clinic: an alternative to the traditional ambulatory setting.
- Modulation in the developmental expression profile of Sp1 subsequent to transplacental exposure of fetal rats to desorbed benzo[a]pyrene following maternal inhalation.
- A challenge for the new millennium: eliminating health disparities and achieving educational and workforce diversity.
- Toxicokinetics of inhaled benzo[a]pyrene: plasma and lung bioavailability.
- Metabolism, bioavailability, and toxicokinetics of benzo(alpha)pyrene in F-344 rats following oral administration.
- Gelatin-thrombin-based hemostatic sealant for intraoperative bleeding in vascular surgery.
- Anticoagulation is an effective treatment for aortic mural thrombi.
- Toxicity studies with octafluorocyclobutane.
- The inhalation toxicity of dimethylformamide (DMF).
- Downregulation of hippocampal NMDA receptor expression by prenatal exposure to dioxin.
- Endovascular management of vascular disease: current technology and applications.
- Inhaled benzo(a)pyrene impairs long-term potentiation in the F1 generation rat dentate gyrus.
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- Different Types of Aneurysms
What is an aneurysm?An aneurysm is the abnormal ballooning, widening, or bulging of a part of the artery usually caused by arterial wall weakness. When an aneurysm enlarges and ruptures, disastrous consequences, such as internal bleeding, usually happen.Aneurysms are usually found in the aorta (the...
- Does Aneurysm Require Surgery?
An aneurysm is the formation of a bulge when the walls of the arteries weaken. It is an artificial condition that can remain undetected for years. If it ruptures, it could lead to many complications and, at times, even death. The following are a few figures concerning the deaths caused by different...
- Decubitus Ulcers or Pressure Ulcers: What Are They?
Decubitus ulcers or pressure ulcers, more commonly known as bedsores, are open wounds on your skin due to the prolonged pressure applied to the area. These ulcers occur mostly over the bony prominences such as the hips, tailbone, ankle, and heels. Bedsores are a frequent condition experienced by...
- How are Varicose Veins Diagnosed?
Blood from body organs is transported to the heart via blood vessels, or veins. Organs use oxygen to function, and they discharge blood that has been used that contains waste products like carbon dioxide. The veins then take the blood to the heart and back to the lungs, where the carbon dioxide is...
- 5 Tips on Living with Varicose Veins
Varicose veins are bothersome and uncomfortable. Apart from being unattractive, varicose veins are associated with both physical and mental pain. High temperatures during the summer call for relaxed clothing, and varicose veins can prevent someone from living their life happily. Because age is one...
- How Can I Improve Varicose Veins?
Varicose veins can affect your self esteem, since they are distressing and painful. These veins can develop anywhere in the body, although the legs are commonly affected. They are usually twisted, swollen and deep purple or blue in color.When blood starts accumulating in the veins as a result of...