Peripheral Vascular 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...

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)....