Medical Illustrations: Peripheral Artery Disease, Arterial Grafts
The Pridgeon Design Group produced these web illustrations for a patient education portal on PAD. Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a condition in which one or more of the arteries supplying blood to the legs (or arms) becomes blocked or partially blocked. If the blood flow to the limbs is no longer sufficient to keep up with the demand, a person with PAD may experience symptoms.
If symptoms become severe, one of the treatments for PAD is an arterial graft. The graft can be performed in 2 locations shown in these illustrations.