Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)

Symptoms of PAD

  • Leg Numbness or Weakness: Reduced blood flow can cause numbness or a feeling of weakness in the legs.
  • Coldness in Lower Leg or Foot: A lower temperature in one leg compared to the other.
  • Sores on Toes, Feet, or Legs: Wounds that heal poorly or not at all.
  • Change in Leg Color: Pale or bluish coloration.
  • Shiny Skin on Legs: Skin may become glossy and smooth.
  • Weak Pulse in Legs or Feet: Difficulty in finding a pulse in the leg arteries.
  • Pain: while walking or daily activities

Treatment Options

Study available by Dr. Office

Ultrasound Imaging non-invasive diagnostic tool for assessing peripheral artery disease (PAD). It helps in evaluating blood flow and detecting blockages or narrowing in the peripheral arteries, typically in the legs.

 Treatment Options

  • Angiogram Using X-ray or MRI to view blood vessels after injecting a contrast dye.
  • Angioplasty and Stent Placement To open up narrowed arteries.
  • Atherectomy  minimally invasive surgical procedure used to remove atherosclerotic plaque from blood vessels. 
  • Bypass Surgery a procedure used to improve blood flow to the heart.

Benefits of treatment with Vein and Artery Surgical Consultants

Less invasive treatment other than surgery

Outpatient Center

Faster recovery

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