Videos about peripheral vascular disease (also known as peripheral arterial disease). Learn about the causes, complications, risks, treatment options and how to manage this condition.
Peripheral arterial disease
Video about peripheral arterial disease, caused by a blockage in the arteries in the limbs. An expert describes the causes of the condition, such as smoking and high blood pressure, and the risks associated with the condition. He also gives advice on treatment options and managing the disease.
(NHS Choices, UK, 2016)
Peripheral vascular disease – causes, symptoms and pathology
What is peripheral vascular disease? Peripheral vascular disease describes when a blood vessel other than those supplying the heart or brain becomes narrowed. Peripheral vascular disease usually affects the legs, but can affect other limbs and organs as well.