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peripheral arterial occlusive diease
PAD, blood blockages in arteries of arms and legs, plaque buildup
form of PAD, excessive pain from lack of oxygen in legs, pain comes and goes
(singular = varix), swollen veins, backflow of blood, treat with compression stockings or sclerotherapy
deep vein thrombosis
DVT, clot deep inside veins (legs), from sitting in one place for a long long time
percutaneous coronary intervention, or percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA), balloon angioplasty
congestive heart failure
CHF, heart is unable to pump required amount of blood; from high bp, CAD; bring foot swelling, orthopnea, congestion in extremities
straight breathing, unable to lay straight because of too much fluid, need to take diuretics
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