Got sore legs?
Thoracic and Vascular Surgeon, Dr. Lawrence Schmetterer from Ohio, describes the different imaging options to discuss with your doctor to determine if you have blocked arteries in your legs (Peripheral Artery Disease | PAD) and have a productive discussion on the locations of those lesions restricting blood flow BEFORE you schedule an angiogram. Disclaimer: The advice and views in this interview are that of The Way To My Heart and Dr. Lawrence Schmetter. The information offered is for educational purposes only. ALWAYS check with your healthcare provider before acting upon any advice offered in this interview or in any other videos shared by The Way To My Heart. Got Poor Circulation? Leg pain? Leg Cramps? Cold Feet? Lawrence Schmetterer MD FACS Thoracic & Vascular Surgery shares the types of tests you can discuss with your doctor to determine if you have blocked arteries in your legs (Peripheral Artery Disease | PAD).
ABOUT SCHMETTERER M.D.
Lawrence Schmetterer, M.D., F.A.C.S. is one of the top and most trusted vascular surgeons in Youngstown and Warren, Ohio. He’s been practicing medicine for over 34-years and sees patients in Youngstown, Austintown, Boardman, and Salem, Ohio, with hospital privileges at all the area’s major hospitals including Mercy Boardman and Youngstown’s St. Elizabeth Hospital, The Surgical Hospital at Southwoods, Salem Community Hospital, and Steward – Trumbull Regional Medical Center. Dr. Schmetterer is known for treating Venous Disease, including varicose veins. Additionally specializing in Thoracic, Arterial, Venous, and Mediastinal Disease.