Prof. Dr. med. 
Gerhard Rümenapf

Prof. Dr. med. Gerhard Rümenapf

Medical author
Diakonissen-Stiftungs-Krankenhaus Speyer gGmbH

Editorial Contributions

Diseases

PA(O)D / Peripheral artery (occlusive) disease

Peripheral artery diseases, shortened to PAD, is a chronic circulatory condition. Due to a narrowing of or obstruction in the arteries in the legs, blood circulation within the legs becomes impaired. Typically, the first sign of PAD is pain while walking and a decreased ability to walk. The main cau...

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