Peripheral Artery Disease

Peripheral artery disease occurs when plaque builds up in the lining of your arteries, reducing the flow of blood to your brain, organs, and limbs. 

Specialties that diagnose or treat this condition:

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One of the most common places for peripheral artery disease is in your legs. If this happens, you may experience leg pain and have difficulty walking. Sometimes this condition can be treated successfully by quitting tobacco, eating a healthy diet, and exercising. Other times it requires intervention.

Our Approach

M Health Fairview specialists in vascular disease are uniquely qualified to treat your peripheral artery disease. Our specialists will work with you to create a comprehensive care plan. Our practice gives you access to advanced and unique treatment options, including the newest medical therapies and technologies. Many of our physicians are also faculty members at the University of Minnesota Medical School and participate in research aimed at improving treatment options for patients with conditions such as peripheral artery disease.

Treatments, Tests, and Procedures

  • Medical Management
  • Balloon Angioplasty
  • Thrombolysis
  • Atherectomy
  • Lower Extremity Bypass
  • Amputation

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