Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) may ultimately cause to the loss of the affected limb due to gangrene or infection. Some patients with PAD may have severe coexisting diseases and diffuse involvement of their distal arteries, and so they are poor candidates for revascularization procedures. Angiogenesis has recently been suggested to be a new emerging treatment strategy for patients with PAD. Angiogenesis is defined as the sprouting of new capillaries from pre-existing vascular structures; this process plays…
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