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When Pain Signals Danger: Recognizing and Responding to Advanced PAD

Fast Facts and Statistics about PAD Peripheral Artery Disease affects more than 200 million people worldwide. In the United States alone, PAD affects 8.5 million people aged 40 years and older, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The prevalence of PAD increases with age. It affects 2-4% of individuals aged 50 […]

Finding Relief for Chronic Knee Pain: Exploring Genicular Artery Embolization

Approximately 30 million Americans currently suffer from knee pain due to osteoarthritis.  And as those who have experienced the constant pain of this condition will attest, it can severely impact daily life and limit mobility. However, there is hope for those looking to alleviate their chronic knee pain.  In this blog post, we’ll be discussing […]

Liver Cancer Solutions: ECCO Medical Takes the Lead

ECCO Medical located in Denver, Colorado specializes in interventional radiology procedures such as Benign prostatic hyperplasia

Nowadays, researchers have discovered many types of cancer – breast, lung, and skin cancer; the list goes on and on. But one of the most prevalent types of cancer is that which affects the liver. In November 2022, the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) revised their statistical data regarding this disease, and the […]

The Future of Healthcare: How Interventional Radiology is Paving the Way for Collaborative Care

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Interventional radiology is an exciting and innovative field unlike any other. Not only because it allows us to treat a myriad of conditions non-surgically and with unparalleled precision but also because it is one of few specialties that consistently relies on a collaborative, multidisciplinary approach to healthcare.  The term “multidisciplinary” in this context defines a […]

Why Do So Many Men Avoid the Doctor?

It’s no secret that most men avoid the doctor at all costs. But why? Maybe because they believe that they don’t really need to go, or perhaps they’re a little bit embarrassed by the nature of their health concerns. Maybe it’s financial or an issue of time constraints.  Whatever the case may be, one thing […]

Role of Interventional Radiology in Treating Pelvic Congestion Syndrome

Pelvic Congestion Syndrome (PCS) is a common medical condition that affects women of reproductive age, caused by the enlargement of veins in the pelvis, which leads to increased pressure. PCS can result in a variety of symptoms, such as pelvic pain, bloating, lower back pain, leg swelling, and fatigue. In some cases, PCS can even […]