Vascular Disease

Angioplasty

Lower Extremity Angioplasty: Volume

2020, N = 362

Lower extremity angioplasty is used to widen the artery and clear blockages in some patients with advanced peripheral artery disease (PAD). The procedure can be combined with stenting to support the cleared vessel and keep it open.

Source: Cleveland Clinic Vascular Surgery data

In 2020, Cleveland Clinic physicians performed 362 lower extremity angioplasty procedures to treat patients with PAD.