Hunterdon Cardiovascular Associates has established The Center for Vascular Care to ensure patients receive the highest quality care for their vascular needs. This center focuses on patients with cardiac risk factors and those concerned about peripheral artery disease (PAD).
What is PAD?
Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a narrowing or hardening of the blood vessels that move blood to or from the body’s extremities. PAD affects more than 8.5 million Americans over the age of 40 and the risk increases with age. PAD can affect the legs, stomach, arms and head, but is most common in the legs. If left untreated, PAD can lead to amputation of limbs. Many people with PAD are misdiagnosed at first, which is one of the reasons we started The Center for Vascular Care. We know the signs and symptoms and the best treatments available to treat PAD.
Benefits of The Center for Vascular Care
- Ease of access with a vascular expert
- Close communication with referring physician
- Team approach to both non-invasive workup and treatment, minimally invasive management and surgical approaches all within the same practice
- Cardiologist team to help manage cardiovascular risks