Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) Forum

Questions in the Peripheral Arterial Disease forum are answered by Dr. Lee Kirksey, associate professor at The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Topics covered include abdominal aortic aneurysm , amputation, arteriovenous fistula, atherectomy, carotid artery surgery , cholesterol , claudication, deep vein thrombosis (DVT) , endovascular aortic stent graft (EVAR), stent placement , stroke prevention, varicose veins , and venous insufficiency .
Hi, Over the last couple of months I noticed that the veins on my hands, arms, legs and feet have become more prominent. It started wi...
Iam almost fifty years old. Recently I noticed that the pulse in my right neck vien is visible. Is this a sign of heart disease.
I am concerned as I have had a pinched nerve or compression. My right leg and foot feel heavy,weak&numb.I have chronic pain.My right foot...
I had sugery in Oct 06 for colon cancer. During surgery, I had multiple organ failure (heart, lungs, liver, kidney) and also had septic ...
Hi!! I am writing for my mother age 68 . She recently underwent a CT scan for abdominal pain and a 11 mm Splenic Artery Aneurysm (in the...
I am a 30 year old healthy male that was involved in a horrible accident. I was diagnosed with a dissected aorta. I had partial clotting ...
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