Peripheral Arterial Disease (P.A.D.)

Frequently Asked Questions

9. Is surgery ever used to treat P.A.D.?

Yes. In some people, lifestyle changes are not enough to control P.A.D. Surgery and other procedures may be needed. These may include bypass grafting surgery, angioplasty, a stent, or a procedure called atherectomy (ath-eh-REK-to-mee).