Opening a Blocked Leg Artery Can Save Life and Limb
Drug-coated balloons and flexible stents help many patients with severely restricted blood flow in their legs or feet avoid surgery.
Most people know atherosclerosis as the disease that causes blockages in the heartís arteries. However, atherosclerosis can affect any artery in the body. When it occurs anywhere in the legs, from the upper thighs to the feet, it is known as peripheral arterial disease (PAD).