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Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) of the legs is hardening and
narrowing of the arteries (atherosclerosis) that supply oxygen-rich blood to
the legs. It results in reduced blood flow to the lower body, which "starves"
the muscles and other tissues.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerRakesh K. Pai, MD, FACC - Cardiology, ElectrophysiologySpecialist Medical ReviewerDavid A. Szalay, MD - Vascular Surgery
Current as ofNovember 14, 2014
Current as of:
November 14, 2014
Rakesh K. Pai, MD, FACC - Cardiology, Electrophysiology & David A. Szalay, MD - Vascular Surgery
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