Interventional radiologists are board-certified physicians with advanced training in diagnostic radiology, followed by additional training in vascular and interventional procedures.
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What is peripheral arterial disease?
Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) or peripheral vascular disease (PVD) occurs when there is a blockage in the blood vessels that significantly decreases blood flow to the limbs, usually the legs. The blockage can be caused by inflammation or a clot.
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UCLA Doctors Vacuum 2-foot Blood Clot Out of Patient's Heart (AngioVac).
Todd Dunlap arrived at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center's emergency room suffering from shortness of breath, fatigue and extreme cold. A CT scan revealed a 24-inch clot stretching from his legs into his heart. Watch Todd's Story »