Apex Heart and Vascular Center (Vein Clinic)

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Tag Archives: PAD symptoms

Peripheral Vascular Disease

  WHAT IS PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISEASE (PVD)?   Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD) Definition: PVD stands for Peripheral Vascular Disease. Peripheral vascular disease is commonly seen in patients with diabetes. The cousin of Peripheral Arterial Disease is Peripheral Venous Disease, which is called venous insufficiency. Peripheral vascular disease is when someone has blocked arteries and vein …Continue reading

Peripheral Arterial Disease and Amputation Prevention

WHAT IS PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE?  If somebody had a stroke, you would automatically assume they were sick. But what if I told you that if a person had a blockage in their legs, that means they could also be sick? A heart attack is a blockage in the heart. Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) is a blockage in …Continue reading