Riverton Hospital

(801) 285-4000Map3741 West 12600 SouthRiverton, UT 84065

Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

Heart Services

(801) 285-2650

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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