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Peripheral Arterial Disease

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What is peripheral arterial disease

Peripheral arterial disease is a condition where the arteries become narrowed or blocked slowly over time with plaque/fatty deposit build up. This can limit the blood supply getting to any tissue (muscle, skin, nails) below a blockage or narrowed artery.

Signs & symptoms of Peripheral Arterial Disease:

Cramping with walking

Rest pain - painful feet when lying in bed at night

Pale, cold feet

Decreased or absent pulses

Non healing wounds or ulcers on affected limb

Hair loss in the affected limb

Slowed nail growth on the affected side

Gangrene - dead/black tissue

What are the treatment options for peripheral arterial disease?

There are a variety of advanced treatment options available including angioplasty, atherectomy, stenting, drug eluting technology, open surgical repair etc. Dr O’Donnell will sit down with you and explain your scans & whether minimally invasive or open surgery is the advisable choice for you. Treatment will be tailored to you using the latest technology & techniques.

Peripheral arterial disease

Access quality minimally invasive endovascular & open vascular surgical care on the Sunshine Coast.

What to expect when visiting Dr Jill O’Donnell for peripheral arterial disease


Visit one of our Sunshine Coast clinics to discuss your concerns and understand what your history includes. We will discuss your options with you before beginning your course of treatment.


If a surgical treatment option is agreed upon, you will be admitted to hospital for your procedure. Typically, these procedures only take a few hours, allowing you to return home the same day.


Depending on each case, a tailored recovery plan will be provided to you to ensure that you are back on your feet in no time!

Why choose Dr Jill O’Donnell for peripheral arterial disease treatment

Dr O’Donnell has over 10 years of experience, specialising in minimally invasive endovascular & open vascular surgical care.

She provides vascular surgical care tailored to your specific condition

Communication is important, so you are involved every step of the way

You can choose from a variety of clinics across the Sunshine Coast