Peripheral artery disease, or PAD, causes reduced blood flow to the legs as a result of plaque buildup in the arteries, according to WebMD. As plaque increases, the arteries narrow...
Peripheral Vascular Disease
Peripheral vascular disease is a circulation disorder caused by plaque build-up in peripheral arteries. It typically affects the arteries that supply blood to the arms, legs, and organs located below the stomach.
Peripheral artery disease (PAD), also known as peripheral vascular disease (
PVD), peripheral artery occlusive disease, and peripheral obliterative
Peripheral artery disease (also called peripheral arterial disease) is a common
circulatory problem in which narrowed arteries reduce blood flow to your limbs.
Definition: Peripheral artery disease
(PAD) generally refers to atherosclerosis affecting arteries
other than the those of the heart and brain. Atherosclerosis of the brain arteries
is called cerebrovascular disease
.) PAD most commonly affects the arteries
of the legs... More »
Sep 15, 2014 ... The American Heart Association explains peripheral artery disease (PAD) as a
type of occlusive disease that affects the arteries outside the ...
Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a condition of the blood vessels that supply
the legs and feet. It leads to narrowing and hardening of the arteries. This causes
Oct 3, 2014 ... Peripheral artery disease narrows arteries in the legs, limiting blood flow. Are you
one of the 8 million Americans affected by PAD?
PAD can cause discomfort or pain when you walk. The pain can occur in your
hips, buttocks, thighs, knees, shins, or upper feet. Leg artery disease is
What is peripheral arterial disease of the legs?Peripheral arterial disease (PAD)
is poor blood flow in the arteries. The arteries carry blood to the organs and ...