Peripheral Artery Disease Management
 

Peripheral Artery Disease Management

Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a common circulation problem in which arteries in the legs are blocked or narrowed. Interventional radiologists treat PAD with angioplasty and stenting of the blocked arteries. Angioplasty is performed by inflating a balloon-like device to open the blocked blood vessel. After an angioplasty, a stent (tiny mesh-like tube) is placed in the vessel to keep it open.

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