Your veins and arteries make up your vascular system but have distinctly different symptoms, diseases and treatments. Veins use low pressure to return low-oxygen blood to your heart, while arteries use high pressure to carry oxygenated blood from your heart to the rest of your body. The most common vein conditions are blood clots (also called deep vein thrombosis or DVT) and venus reflux, which is a problem with the tiny valves not functioning correctly that causes blood to pool in your legs or superficial veins. The most common conditions for arteries include clotting, aneurysms (enlarged arteries) and narrowed or blocked vessels.
At our Vein & Artery Clinic, we treat all of the above conditions using both surgical and nonsurgical methods. In many cases, using our advanced techniques and today’s technology, we can perform minimally invasive procedures such as endoscopic surgery that offer faster recovery and less downtime than older, traditional, open surgeries.
Cosmetic Sclerotherapy: Sclerotherapy uses an injection of a special chemical (sclerosant) into a varicose vein to damage and scar the inside lining of the vein. This causes the vein to close. We utilize the most modern sclerotherapy medications, such as Asclera or Polidocanol. The benefit of these newer medications is that they are associated with superior cosmetic results, less discomfort during vein injections, and fewer risks of side effects. Polidocanol is formulated to not only effectively eliminate veins, but also has a numbing anesthetic quality so there is very little discomfort.
We also offer treatment for varicose veins! Better than the traditional methods of vein stripping, Closure® is a proven, minimally invasive, in-office procedure that treats your varicose veins. This treatment produces little pain and less scaring than traditional vein stripping. You can usually return to work the next day. To learn more about how the Closure® procedure can help you, call our offices in Stockton or Lodi.
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My mom has been seeing Dr Primack for about 17 years and my father was also his patient when he was alive. She has blocked arteries in her legs and her situation was quite complicated and Drs Primack and Stenzler teamed up and were able to open up the artery in her leg. I wouldn’t take to any other doctors.
Dr. Stenzler takes excellent care of myself and my family. Brother and mother. Very professional, caring and checks everything. I feel safe – nothing is let to chance. I have been a patient for years.
I have been going to Dr Stenzler for a few years now and have always been treated with respect and a high degree of professionalism. Dr Stenzler explains procedures thoroughly and ensures that I understand completely the reason, expected results, length of the procedure and answers every question I have to my complete satisfaction. If you ever require a cardiologist, Dr Stenzler is the one to see.
"Dr. Lee Stenzler is a cardiologist in Stockton, California, and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Adventist Health Lodi Memorial and Dameron Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Maryland School of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years."Read MoreRequest an Appointment
"In heart care, there are often a lot of options for a single problem. The trick is in. figuring out the best option, and that is entirely unique to you, your life, and your needs. For me, this challenging aspect is stimulating. .. and rewarding. The reward comes from bettering your life. When you have a heart concern, positive change is worth working for. It's as simple as that. I'm here to make a true and lasting difference in your health and your life."Read MoreRequest an Appointment
"Heart diseases can take a toll on your health and psyche. My goal is to provide comprehensive medical care, social and emotional support. Heart disease in women can present variably, so I teach women how to recognize heart disease and deliver timely treatment to prevent long-term disabilities. My mission is to change my patients' health for the better by working closely with them, for them!"Read MoreRequest an Appointment
"Recent rapid advances in cardiovascular medicine and technology have opened the door for a wide spectrum of new treatments and healing options tailored for each patient or disease scenario. My ultimate goal· Use my evidence-based knowledge and experience to match the right treatment with the right patient."Read MoreRequest an Appointment
“What I implement in my practice is what I believe Cardiology to be: a combination of art, science and skills which help a person maintain or achieve well-being, and where evidence-based medicine is truly expressed. This combination can be quite beautiful when a physician’s careful observation of symptoms is united with scientific laws to arrive at a diagnostic and therapeutic plan that can dramatically alter the course of another human being’s life in a positive way.”Read MoreRequest an Appointment