PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 8 million people in the United States have Peripheral Artery Disease. Dr. 58 more words
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Cardiologist Christopher Allen, M.D., is the first physician in the St. Louis area to use Medtronic’s IN.PACT Admiral, a drug-coated balloon used to treat peripheral artery disease (PAD) in the upper leg. 55 more words
By Lynne Adkins
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A local hospital is using a new method to treat blockages in arteries in the leg.
Peripheral artery disease can be a life-threatening condition as arteries become blocked, preventing blood flow. 140 more words
An arterial duplex, an arterial doppler, or an arterial ultrasound typically refer to the same thing. It is a non-invasive diagnostic medical imaging study. An ultrasound machine is used to perform the study, similar to the machine used to check on babies in pregnancy. 523 more words