Early Detection and Screening: Empowering Women With Choices, Options and Knowledge

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October is synonymous with Breast Cancer Awareness Month, pink and women owning their health through early screening and detection. While endovascular specialists at ECCO Medical do not treat breast cancer, the mission of serving women and encouraging women to advocate for their wellbeing and optimal quality of life is the same. It is our hope […]

5 Things to Do If You’re at Risk for Peripheral Artery Disease

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Understanding common risk factors for Peripheral Artery Disease is the first step in preventing the condition. However, if you or a loved one understands they are already at risk for developing PAD, there are several immediate actions and PAD treatments that can help mitigate the disease.  Not sure if you’re at risk for PAD? Take […]

Understanding Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

It’s no secret that aging isn’t for the faint of heart. And for millions of men over 50, aging may come with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) or an enlarged prostate. While it may be common and “natural,” that doesn’t mean men suffering from symptoms of BPH simply have to cope. Luckily, there are several benign […]

7 Common PAD Risk Factors

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Leg wounds that won’t heal. Blue colored feet. Activity-related pain or heaviness in the legs. These are all common peripheral artery disease (PAD) symptoms. PAD, a condition that limits blood flow to the limbs, affects roughly 8-12 million people in the United States. The symptoms may present as simply “irritating,” however, if left unmanaged PAD […]

Peripheral Artery Disease Treatment

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Affecting one in 20 Americans, Peripheral Artery Disease (or PAD) is a serious condition occurring when calcium and/or cholesterol builds up in the arteries supplying blood to the extremities. Symptoms include a heaviness in the legs (especially when climbing stairs), coldness in the lower legs and numbness. Through a series of specialized, minimally invasive arterial […]

Fibroids Awareness Month

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July is fibroids awareness month. These small, muscular tumors may seem benign, but their existence can have tremendous negative impacts on a woman’s life. By the age of 50, as many as 45% of white females and 60% of African American females have had fibroids. During the month of July, ECCO wants to help raise awareness […]

Taking Charge: What to do After a BPH Diagnosis

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BPH, or Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, is common in as many as 50-60% of men in their sixties. The odds increase with age. But just because it is common, doesn’t mean that men have to cope. At ECCO, it’s our belief that there are options to BPH treatment and that there are a few simple ways […]

Procedures Explained: Uterine Fibroid Embolization

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When it comes to treating uterine fibroids, there are many options to choose from. In the past, traditional methods have included hysterectomy and hospital stays. However, uterine fibroid embolization, or UFE, is a minimally invasive procedure that requires no general anesthesia and a short recovery time. (More benefits can be found here.) If this procedure […]

Prostatic Artery Embolization: What It Is and Why Men Should Know About It

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More than 60% of all men in their sixties have some symptoms of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH). However, just because it’s common, doesn’t mean that men impacted by BPH have to simply cope with it. Prostatic Artery Embolization (PAE) is a minimally invasive procedure used to treat lower urinary tract symptoms caused by BPH. What […]

SIRT & Y-90 Resin Microspheres: Interventional Radiology Techniques Explained

At ECCO Medical, our endovascular specialists have extensive experience in treating a wide variety of cancers in a non-surgical, minimally invasive way. Something that makes our office-based lab unique; it’s currently the only outpatient clinic in Colorado to offer Y-90 treatment for liver cancer. But, in order to understand “Y-90,” it is necessary to unpack […]