Peripheral Artery Disease Tag

There are more than 150,000 amputations performed in the US annually involving toes, legs and feet due to advanced peripheral artery disease (PAD). The good news is there are treatment solutions that can help restore blood flow and reduce the risk of amputation. PAD patients are at risk of losing a leg and suffering from critical limb ischemia (CLI). CLI is...

Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is a circulatory issue that causes narrowed or hardened arteries. If you are one of the 6.5 million people suffering from PAD, you may notice occasional pain or cramping in your lower legs, buttocks or arms. However, it could be that you have constant pain or cramping in those regions of your body. This pain is ordinary for...

What is Arterial Disease? Arterial Disease or as its more commonly known, Peripheral vascular disease (PVD) refers to diseases of the blood vessels. These blood vessels (arteries and veins) are located outside the heart and brain. While there are many causes of arterial disease, doctors use the term peripheral vascular disease to refer to peripheral artery disease (peripheral arterial disease, PAD)....