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Awais H. Siddique, MD featured in Black Women 50+ Magazine!

The Franklin Institute, a science museum in Philadelphia, reports that the average adult body contains approximately 100,000 miles of blood vessels.

​Pelvic Congestion Syndrome (PCS) is also known as Pelvic Vein Incompetence (PVI) which manifest as pooling or accumulation of blood in the veins surrounding the pelvis. This chronic medical condition in women is traced […]

2019-02-25T20:20:22+00:00February 25th, 2019|

Clinical Connection / February 2019

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Dr. Awais Siddique demonstrates venous ablation in a female patient with a wound history and venous disease. Watch as Dr. Siddique walks viewers through radiofrequency ablation at the AZH Vascular Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Case of the Month

Pelvic Congestion Syndrome (PCS)

Chronic pelvic pain is a very common problem in the United States. It accounts for 10 to 15 percent of referrals to gynecologists and pain clinics. For some women, the cause of their pelvic pain is a condition known […]

2019-02-14T16:45:53+00:00February 13th, 2019|

Clinical Connection / January 2019

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The AZH center is patient centric, providing quality care focused on outcomes and wellness.  Our wound and lymphedema specialists work closely together to provide the best outcomes for patients.

Listen to Lymphedema patient Laurine as she describes her experience…
AZH provided “everything I needed, in one spot”.

Case of the Month

This 60 year old non-diabetic female with chronic venous insufficiency, ulceration and lymphedema presented to AZH Wound & Vascular Centers with BLE venous ulcers. She was evaluated and treated by both wound care and the lymphedema specialist. Wound treatment included […]

2019-02-13T19:28:27+00:00January 15th, 2019|

Clinical Connection / December 2018

Happy Holidays – Video Vignette

The Staff of AZH Wound & Vascular Center would like to wish you a Healthy and Happy Holiday Season.  We hope you enjoy this festive video greeting! We look forward to serving you and your patients in 2019.

Case of the Month

It Take a Team Approach to Provide Limb Salvage:   This 65 year old male, with PMH positive for DM, CAD, HTN and PAD, presented to AZH Wound & Vascular Centers with a necrotizing infection of his Right Foot.  He was evaluated […]

2019-01-15T15:22:21+00:00December 19th, 2018|

Clinical Connection / November 2018


Case of the Month

Venous Insufficiency & Ulceration:  A 68 year old female with a long standing history of BLE leg swelling, leg cramping and nocturnal restless legs presented for wound care evaluation after developing a leg ulcer 2 years earlier.  She had been seen and treated without success at several local wound care clinics. On her initial visit to AZH Wound Center, diagnostic arterial and venous Duplex studies were obtained. No significant arterial compromise was identified, but the patient did demonstrate severe venous hypertension with insufficiency of bilateral great […]

2019-02-14T16:32:31+00:00November 1st, 2018|

AZH Specialists Selected as Faculty Lecturers at 2018 NCVH and APWCA Conferences

Dr. Niezgoda and Dr. Siddique, along with Vicky Magnan, OTR were selected as faculty in the wound, vascular, and lymphedema fields, adding to the robust and distinguished faculty chosen to lecture at the 2018 American Professional Wound Care Association Conference. The APWCA conference was held September 6-8, and is a nationally recognized clinical conference, drawing hundreds of medical professionals.

The AZH center was also represented by Brandon Hoffman, BS and Jonathan Niezgoda, MA. Discussing an exciting new technology in the wound care field, Hoffman and Niezgoda presented on Near Infrared Spectroscopy, you can […]

2018-10-24T16:28:54+00:00October 24th, 2018|

Landmark EVRA Trial Provides First Level 1 Evidence for Early Endovenous Ablation




The first full results of the Early Venous Reflux Ablation (EVRA) ulcer study were presented at the Charing Cross Symposium (CX; 24-27 April, London, UK). The presentation was accompanied by simultaneous publication in the New England Journal of Medicine after the session.

The randomised trial revealed that early endovenous ablation outperforms deferred treatment in healing leg ulcers. It shows early ablation of superficial venous reflux results in faster healing of venous leg ulcers and patients having much more time free from ulcers than deferred […]

2018-10-23T20:01:15+00:00May 2nd, 2018|

AZH Interview on Senior-Talk Podcast

AZH was featured on WISN 1130’s Senor Talk Podcast! Click play on the video to the right to hear Dr. Jeffrey Niezgoda and Jessica Sadowski discuss AZH.

Senior Talk is an informative radio program that educates seniors and those that love them on services available to help the aging population live a happier, safer and more comfortable life.

2018-02-22T20:26:58+00:00December 23rd, 2017|