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Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)

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WG85-1215
Language
English
Creator
Vascular Surgery, QEII

Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is when fatty materials called plaque build up in the arteries that supply blood to the brain, organs, and limbs (arms and legs). This pamphlet explains what PAD is, how to find out if you have PAD, what problems PAD can cause, and how PAD is treated. 

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