Dr. Nicolas Mouawad

Surgery - Vascular
OH
18 years experience male

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Surgery - Vascular

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Vascular Surgery

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicolas Mouawad
Surgery - Vascular 18 years experience
Vascular Surgeon: Portal vein thrombosis can occur due to several reasons. Gastroenterologists or liver surgeons may encounter it, but consultation with a vascular surg... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicolas Mouawad
Surgery - Vascular 18 years experience
Lowers INR: If you eat spinach, turnip greens, broccoli, brussels sprouts, parsley or other leafy greens, this may counteract the effect of Coumadin (warfarin) on... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicolas Mouawad
Surgery - Vascular 18 years experience
Phlebitis: Phlebitis is usually inflammation of the vein. It can be associated with clotting (thrombosis) and usually happens in the legs, but it is also common ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nicolas Mouawad
Surgery - Vascular 18 years experience
Post DVT: You have completed treatment and will be getting tested for clotting disorders. No specific treatment needed now except for compression stockings.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicolas Mouawad
Surgery - Vascular 18 years experience
ICD-9: Per icd-9, the diagnostic code is 454.0.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicolas Mouawad
Surgery - Vascular 18 years experience
Possibly: Ivc filters do not themselves cause swelling of the legs, but clot can build up below the filter and of sever enough, can block drainage of blood from... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicolas Mouawad
Surgery - Vascular 18 years experience
Varicose veins: You should not have varicose veins treated if you plan on getting pregnant soon. Pregnancy will worsen venous pressure making varicose veins more visi... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicolas Mouawad
Surgery - Vascular 18 years experience
Coronary: Coronary arteries supply oxygenated blood to the heart while the veins drain deoxygenated blood away from the heart.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicolas Mouawad
Surgery - Vascular 18 years experience
Blood thinners: It depends on when the blood clot was found, but you need to be on a course if blood thinners, minimum 3 months. And a search for the cause of blood c... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicolas Mouawad
Surgery - Vascular 18 years experience
No: Extremely unlikely. Varicose vein discomfort is usually aching and heaviness along the side of the leg. Knee pain may be arthritis or nerve irritation... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicolas Mouawad
Surgery - Vascular 18 years experience
Approx 5-8m: The incision is traditionally 5-8cm if done longitudinally.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicolas Mouawad
Surgery - Vascular 18 years experience
Yes: Yes. Ct angiogram scan is the best imaging modality to diagnose an abdominal aneurysm and to measure it's size.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicolas Mouawad
Surgery - Vascular 18 years experience
See below: It takes in the order of weeks. You should remain on the blood thinner for the specified time and continue compression stockings.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicolas Mouawad
Surgery - Vascular 18 years experience
DVT: You may also have a DVT or some blockage in your arm. It is unusual to have it in such different sites unless one is predisposed to clotting or have a... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicolas Mouawad
Surgery - Vascular 18 years experience
Bruit?: Do you mean a "bruit"? That refers to an abnormal flow of blood with "whooshing" sound using a stethoscope. It indicates a degree of blockage in the c... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicolas Mouawad
Surgery - Vascular 18 years experience
Yes: Yes but one should be proactive about keeping the extremities warm and covered with gloves or thick socks. In addition, calcium channel blocker medica... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicolas Mouawad
Surgery - Vascular 18 years experience
Carotid: It is not necessarily abnormal. Some people have prominent carotid pulses and that is usually the case. If it is really large when someone examines it... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicolas Mouawad
Surgery - Vascular 18 years experience
Yes: An angiogram is the actual procedure with associated images of the specific vascular territory. Angiography is term to describe the imaging modality.
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A 84-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nicolas Mouawad
Surgery - Vascular 18 years experience
Get checked: Have you had a colonoscopy? You should make sure to have one with your symptoms to ensure nothing else is going on. It is unusual for internal hemorrh... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicolas Mouawad
Surgery - Vascular 18 years experience
Yes: There is no interaction with topical anti-inflammatory agents.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicolas Mouawad
Surgery - Vascular 18 years experience
Depends: In thin people, one can see the pulsation of the abdominal aorta. But it may also be a sign of an aneurysm. If it is very prominent, it should get eva... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicolas Mouawad
Surgery - Vascular 18 years experience
See: An aneurysm is an abnormal dilatation or bulging of an artery. An embolism is an abnormal particle that travels through the circulation, such as clot,... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicolas Mouawad
Surgery - Vascular 18 years experience
PVD: Intermittent claudication is a term used in peripheral vascular disease to describe reproducible lower extremity muscular pain induced by exercise, us... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicolas Mouawad
Surgery - Vascular 18 years experience
Lack of blood: Ischemia is the medical term to express lack of blood flow to a particular organ or tissue.
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HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Mouawad is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Mouawad is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
This was very helpful. Thanks!
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This was very helpful. Thanks!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Medical School, Ireland
Graduated 2005MD

Residency

SAINT JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER
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