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How Does PAD Lead to Amputation

Peripheral Arterial Disease or PAD is when the arteries in the legs get blocked by plaque or hardening of the arteries. This is the same process we call coronary artery disease, which can affect the heart arteries and result in a heart attack. In the legs, when there is some mild blockage, there may be some pain when walking and the muscles demand increased blood flow that can’t be met through these blocked arteries. Learn more at https://americanendovascular.com/blog/

Learn more about vascular health, prevention, and care for Peripheral Arterial Disease.

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