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Non-Vascular Services Peoria AZ

Injecting Bone Cement — Vertebroplasty

Many patients with osteoporosis have such deterioration in their bone density that they can fracture a vertebra by the most seemingly innocuous methods, such as sneezing, getting out of bed at the wrong angle, or just bending over. These are compression fractures of the vertebrae and they can cause severe pain and limit mobility. At […]


Epidural Injection Peoria, AZ

Epidural Steroid Injections

When our patients are suffering from back, neck, or sciatic-nerve pain, we can instantly relieve the pain and reduce the inflammation with epidural steroid injections (ESIs). While these injections are only a temporary means of relieving back pain, they are more effective than other options, such as oral medications. Who would benefit from epidural steroid […]


Womens Health Peoria, VA

Stopping Migraines with Botox

Everyone has heard of Botox, the famed wrinkle relaxer loved by millions the world over. This adoration began in 2002 when the FDA approved Botox for the treatment of wrinkles and lines on the upper third of the face. But Botox was used long before that for the treatment of problems with involuntary muscle contractions. […]


Pelvic Congestion Syndrome (PCS) Peoria, AZ

When the Pelvis Develops a Varicose Vein

Many women suffer through chronic pelvic pain (CPP). In the U.S. it’s estimated that over 9 million women suffer from CPP. Many of those women have CPP specifically due to bulging ovarian and pelvic veins in a condition known as pelvic congestion syndrome (PCS). This is an often under-diagnosed in many women by other clinicians. […]


Varicose Veins Peroia, AZ

Varicose Veins

While Newton may have been fond of the theory of gravity, your veins may not be so much. The veins are responsible for returning de-oxygenated blood to the heart. In the legs, this return trip is fighting gravity the entire way. Normal, healthy veins make sure the blood is only flowing in one direction through […]


Peripheral Artery Disease Peoria, AZ

Peripheral Artery Disease

If you get painful leg cramps when you walk or exercise, there’s a good chance you’re suffering from peripheral arterial disease (PAD). Peripheral arterial disease is a narrowing or blockage of the arteries that leads to reduced blood flow to the arms and legs. PAD is most common in the legs. At Desert Vein and […]


deep vein thrombosis (DVT) Peoria, AZ

The Danger of a Blood Clot

The clotting mechanism of our blood cells is crucial in stemming the flow of blood in a cut or wound. But it can be life threatening when it occurs inside our veins. Blood clots in the veins are known as deep vein thrombosis (DVT). We diagnose and treat DVT at Desert Vein & Vascular. What […]


Uterine Fibroids Peoria, AZ

Uterine Fibroid Embolization

Many of our patients at Desert Vein & Vascular Institute come to Dr. Rami for treatment of uterine fibroids in a procedure called Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE). Dr. Rami has specialized in this procedure for over 15 years, and he performs it in our Desert Endovascular Surgical Center. What are uterine fibroids? Uterine fibroids are […]


Vascular Disease Peoria, AZ

Getting to Know Spider Veins

We’ve seen endless articles on Facebook warning us about them. We’ve grown up with our moms complaining of them. But just what are those spider veins that lurk through our skin? Just like varicose veins, they are easily visible on the skin’s surface in smaller, blue, purple or red vessels. The question is: Will you […]


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Desert Vein & Vascular Institute
14155 N 83rd Ave, #136
Peoria, AZ 85381

623-VIP-DVVI (847-3884)



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14155 N 83RD AVE #136, Peoria, AZ 85381 623-VIP-DVVI (847-3884)