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Interventional Radiology: Improving Diagnoses, Revolutionizing Treatment

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Imagine a world where invasive surgeries are the exception, not the rule; where the scalpel is replaced by a catheter, offering innovative, minimally invasive solutions that are safer, quicker, and relatively pain-free.  This is not the opening scene from a futuristic sci-fi movie or an episode of “Black Mirror” – thanks to interventional radiology, it […]

The Future of Interventional Radiology: Advancements and Innovations

Dr. Kovaleski - Interventional Radiologist - ECCO Medical - Denver, CO

ECCO Medical is a leading outpatient interventional radiology clinic in Lone Tree, CO, renowned for our exceptional patient care and state-of-the-art facilities. And when we say “state-of-the-art,” we really mean it! Recently, we have made history as the first outpatient clinic in the United States to receive GE Healthcare’s latest AI Image Guidance Technology. This […]

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 […]

6 Common Myths About Peripheral Artery Disease

Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) is a condition that occurs when arteries supplying organs and limbs are blocked or restricted by plaque. A condition most often diagnosed in those over the age of fifty, PAD currently affects over 6.5 million people in the United States alone.  Because the plaque buildup associated with PAD can restrict the […]

Uterine Fibroids: When You Should See an Endovascular Specialist?

Uterine fibroids are benign, muscular tumors of the uterus that develop during a woman’s childbearing years. Over half of all women develop fibroids at some point in their lives, with Hispanic and African American women having a higher incidence overall. Fibroids can vary in size and location, with symptoms being a result of both of […]

What is Kyphoplasty? 

What is Kyphoplasty

Kyphoplasty is a procedure that is used to fix compression fractures commonly associated with osteopenia/osteoporosis. It helps to relieve pain, stabilize the bone, and restore some or all of a damaged vertebra’s height.  How Kyphoplasty Works   Before the treatment: An interventional radiologist will examine you to be sure you are a good candidate for kyphoplasty. […]

NEWS: ECCO’s Dr. Nutting Pioneers Knee Embolization in the US

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Dr. Charles Nutting has been at the forefront of interventional radiology since he began practicing over 25 years ago. He is internationally recognized and has introduced many procedures and devices to North America. Dr. Nutting’s latest cutting-edge procedure is called knee embolization, a treatment that may be able to alleviate chronic knee pain using genicular artery embolization […]

Interventional Radiologists Are Known as the Doctor’s Doctor. Why?

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Now you can call them too! Interventional Radiology (IR) has been around for over half a century, although few people other than doctors have heard about these endovascular specialists who perform minimally invasive treatment options. Interventional Radiologists are specialized doctors dedicated to analyzing medical images and using them to perform image-guided non-surgical procedures through a […]