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How is PAD Diagnosed? Here’s What to Know

Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a common disorder affecting more than 20% of people over the age of 70. Unfortunately, only an estimated 10% of people with PAD are diagnosed and receive treatment.

Georgia Endovascular offers next-generation diagnostic tools and technologies for identifying PAD in its early, highly treatable stages. Our team of specialists provides effective PAD diagnosis, helping patients relieve symptoms and slow their progression.

PAD Diagnosis

PAD disease diagnosis will involve an examination by a healthcare provider. The physician will ask about your medical history and symptoms during the examination. Providing accurate and comprehensive information is vital to ensure a correct diagnosis.

Medical History Questions

The physician may ask the following questions to gather information about your medical history:


In addition to medical history questions, the physician may also inquire about your symptoms. Here are some common symptoms associated with peripheral artery disease:

Tests for PAD

The ankle-brachial pressure index test is a simple and non-invasive test that plays a vital role in diagnosing peripheral artery disease. By measuring the blood pressure in the arms and legs, healthcare professionals can determine if there is limited blood flow to the lower extremities.

Ankle-brachial pressure index testing helps in the early detection of PAD, allowing healthcare professionals to provide appropriate treatment and prevent further damage to the patient's health.

A PAD test may also include the following:

Georgia Endovascular: Providing Targeted Tests for PAD

Georgia Endovascular is a leading provider of PAD treatment in Atlanta. Our PAD tests are designed to assist patients in minimizing debilitating symptoms and enabling them to lead fuller, healthier lives.

Early diagnosis is crucial in preventing the progression of the disease and avoiding complications from PAD. Disease diagnosis allows us to identify PAD in its early stages, allowing patients to receive appropriate treatment and prevent serious health issues such as stroke and heart attack.

Our cutting-edge tests are designed to help you take control of your health and live life to the fullest. If you are experiencing symptoms of PAD or are concerned about your cardiovascular health, we encourage you to reach out to our caring representatives.

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