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Atherosclerosis

Atherosclerosis is a common yet serious condition where plaque or fatty deposits made up largely of cholesterol, cellular waste products, calcium, and fatty substances build up in your arteries. It’s a major cause of Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD), heart attack, and stroke in Americans every year. Besides PAD, atherosclerosis can also cause below diseases:

Angina […]

Common Complications of Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

Peripheral artery disease or PAD is a vascular circular disorder that causes the arteries outside of your heart and brain to narrow down and obstruct the flow of blood. Legs are the most common location for the narrowing of arteries outside of your heart and brain. When the arteries in your legs are blocked, the […]

How Common is Asymptomatic PAD?

Arteries below the heart usually do not get as much attention as those leading to heart and brain. These peripheral arteries that do not supply blood to the heart and brain can become clogged just like coronary arteries. 

If there is a blood-flow blockage in your leg arteries due to plaque buildup, the condition is known […]

Benefits of Online Doctor Visits

Thanks to recent developments in telemedicine, you no longer have to physically visit a clinic to get vascular care. A virtual doctor visit allows you to get the relief you need from the comfort of your home. It improves the efficiency of care delivery, reduces expenses of healthcare, and can also help to prevent unnecessary […]

Different Types of Stents

Types of Stents Used for the Treatment of PAD and May-Thurner Syndrome
Stents are small expandable tubes, which open narrowed or blocked arteries. Stents can consist of metal mesh, fabric, silicone or a combination of different materials. Each stent has a different use and purpose based on the material and size.
6 Types of Stents Commonly Known […]

A Complex Case of Peripheral Artery Disease At USA Vascular Centers

A Complex Case of Peripheral Artery Disease At USA Vascular Centers
Each case of PAD is unique in its own way. Our vascular specialists use a customized treatment approach depending on the age, health condition and medical history of the patient. Argio’s story is one of those inspiring acts of patient care & treatment that happens […]

December 21st, 2019|

What Kind of Doctor Treats Peripheral Artery Disease?

Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) is a condition that describes the buildup of plaque in the arteries, also known as atherosclerosis. If left untreated, the build-up of plaque can cause arteries to harden and narrow. This makes it more difficult for blood to travel through the body, especially to the legs and ankles. PAD most commonly […]