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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

What is Embolization: Definition, Benefits, and Risks

One of the most challenging aspects of living with chronic bleeding is finding an effective minimally invasive treatment. The recent rise of Embolization—a procedure that closes blood vessels and provides long-term pain relief—might just be the solution many chronic bleeding patients are searching for. Today’s blog covers the definition, benefits, and risks of Embolization to […]