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Vascular disease includes any condition that affects your circulatory system, such as peripheral artery disease. This ranges from diseases of your arteries, veins and lymph vessels to blood disorders that affect circulation.
Peripheral arterial disease (PAD)—also known as peripheral vascular disease, atherosclerosis or hardening of the arteries—is a disorder that occurs in the arteries of the circulatory system. Arteries are the blood vessels that carry oxygen and nutrient-rich blood from the heart to all areas of the body. PAD occurs in the arteries that carry blood to the arms and legs.
Read transcripts of prior webchats on this topic:
- Understanding Rare Blood Clotting Disorders (Marcelo Gomes, MD 04/18/18)
- Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (Francis Caputo, MD 03/13/18)
- Peripheral Artery Disease Treatment and Innovations (Drs. Kirksey & Khatri 11.16.17)
- Understanding Rare Blood Clotting Disorders (Drs. Bartholomew and Gomes 09.07.17)
- Understanding Rare Blood Clotting Disorders (Drs. Bartholomew and Gomes 09.15.16)
- Rare Vascular Disorders (W. Michael Park, MD 05.26.16)
- From Your Veins to Your Arteries - PAD and Other Vascular Disorders (Drs. Evans and Bekeny 01.27.16)
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