PAD Frequently Asked Questions

Peripheral artery disease, or PAD, is the development of blockages from calcium and cholesterol build up in the arteries of your body outside of the heart. This can include carotid arteries, upper extremity arteries, but most often refers to the arteries supplying blood to the legs.

Dr. Brett Carroll, Medical Director of the Vascular Medicine Program and Dr. Eric Secemsky, Director of Vascular Intervention answer questions about this common disease.
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