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Arterial Revascularization for Peripheral Artery Disease

We’ve all done it; Googled our symptoms online and attempted to self-diagnose ourselves before ever setting foot into a doctor’s office. For most people, this can become quite confusing especially when difficult medical terms like revascularization come up in our search.

Before jumping to any conclusions, we want to explain what arterial revascularization is and how […]

What Do Slow-Healing Wounds On Your Legs Mean?

You’re going about your daily routine, cleaning the house and getting ready to see a friend later in the day when you notice a nagging pain again in your calves. Like usual, you ignore the discomfort and chalk it up to “just getting older” or “wearing the wrong shoes”. You get dressed, put a small […]

Differences Between a Vascular Surgeon and Interventional Radiologist

If your physician has ever recommended you to see a vascular surgeon or interventional radiologist, you may be a bit confused about what that entails. Even though they sound like they are in vastly different types of medicine, there is actually a significant overlap in what kinds of procedures they do. Because there are few […]

Why Is Peripheral Artery Disease Hereditary?

Whether you are experiencing symptoms of peripheral artery disease (PAD) or have been told you are at an increased risk, it’s important to know how your genes impact the likelihood of certain conditions.

In the past, your doctor may have told you that brushing up on your family’s health history is an important thing to do, […]

What is Vascular Tissue?

What is Vascular Tissue?
Once oxygenated blood is returned to the heart by lungs, it is pumped throughout your body with the help of your vascular system, also called the circulatory system, consisting of a web of arteries, veins and legs. Arteries send oxygenated blood from the heart to your various body organs.

Capillaries are the […]

What Are the Stages of PAD? 

Peripheral artery disease or PAD is the narrowing of arteries due to fatty deposits. This results in reduced blood flow through the clogged artery. The condition most often occurs in the leg arteries but in some cases, the arteries in arms, head, stomach and kidneys may also be affected.

PAD most often occurs in older adults […]

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 […]