Understanding Treatment Options During Health Literacy Month

Ask The Right Questions of A interventional radiologist

As we age, we gradually learn the importance of taking care of our bodies. Unfortunately, this often comes at a time when chronic conditions have already set in, and we find ourselves fighting an uphill battle. It’s not impossible to overcome health problems; however, a better approach is to be proactive. That’s why we’re excited […]

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 […]

Radiologic Imaging: Interventional Radiology Techniques Explained


ECCO Medical’s interventional radiologists use non-invasive diagnostic or “radiologic” imaging to treat vascular system conditions. Using images of the body’s internal structure, ECCO physician Aaron Kovaleski, can determine the best course of action for any given vascular condition. This includes pre-procedural planning all the way through follow up imaging. All without open surgery. Radiologic Imaging […]

Embolization: Interventional Radiology (IR) Techniques Explained

“Embolization” is a mainstay therapy of interventional radiologists. Simply put, embolization occurs when blood supply to a target area stops flowing, resulting in a lack of oxygen. Depending on the procedure, these plugs could be a soft metal “coil,” made of collagen, or an injection of millions of tiny particles. At ECCO, we use embolization […]