In-depth

Complications

Claudication

Don't ignore leg pain that starts when you exercise and stops when you rest. It could be claudication. Understand its causes and treatments.

Erectile dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction (ED) can be the result of physical or psychological causes or both. Discover what causes ED and what treatments are available.

Tests and diagnosis

Ankle-brachial index

The ankle-brachial index test is a noninvasive test for peripheral artery disease. Find out whether you're a good candidate for this noninvasive test.

CT angiogram

A computerized tomography (CT) angiogram could tell if your heart's arteries are blocked. These tests aren't for everyone, and some experts worry about radiation risks.

Ultrasound

Ultrasound imaging uses high-frequency sound waves to create images of structures in your body.

Jun. 22, 2012