Dixie Regional Medical Center

(435) 251-1000Map1380 East Medical Center DriveSt. George, UT 84790

Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

Heart & Vascular Services

(435) 251-1900

Definition

Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) occurs when plaque builds up in the arteries that carry blood to your head, organs, and limbs. Plaque is made up of fat, cholesterol, calcium, fibrous tissue, and other substances in the blood.

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