Interventional Radiology Blog
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Interventional Radiology Blog
The RIA Endovascular blog covers topics about invasive interventional radiology treatments and procedures performed by RIA Endovascular board-certified, fellowship-trained radiologists and medical staff. The RIA Endovascular blog covers topics of interest such as interventional vein care, arterial, oncology, spinal and general interventional radiology procedures.
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Posted on September 2, 2015
We’re always visiting provider’s offices to share information on the latest interventional radiology techniques. Our lunch and learns provide a good way to educate physicians and staff alike.
Need a speaker for a professional program? Our physicians and other providers regularly publish, speak and present at local, regional and national conferences.
Information on presenters for our speakers can be found …
Posted on August 30, 2015
Interventional Oncology helps beat cancer to the punch.
Recent article in Health & Wellness Magazine
An article about RIA Endovascular’s Interventional Oncology program recently appeared in the latest issue of Health & Wellness magazine. The pdf can be downloaded here: RIAE Interventional Oncology Program.
Learn more about the program at http://www.riaendovascular.com/interventional-oncology/…
Posted on August 14, 2015
Drs. Nutting, Malden and Spencer are 2015 “Top Docs”!
RIA Endovascular is proud to announce that Charles Nutting, DO, FSIR and E Brooke Spencer, MD, FSIR received recognition as “Best Doctors” in the Denver Business Journal’s August 7-13, 2015 edition. The survey was conducted by Best Doctors, Inc., an organization headquartered in Boston, MA, dedicated to transforming and improving health …
Posted on July 10, 2015
Video: learn about spider and varicose veins.
In this 3-minute video, there’s information on:
– who gets varicose veins
– how a healthy vein and a faulty vein differ
– treatment for varicose veins
– before and after photos
– symptoms of vein conditions
– ideas for self-help
– insurance – when providers will pay
– when you should seek …
Posted on June 14, 2015
Enlarged Prostate Abstracts
Are you looking for studies to see if a TURP alternative is for you?
Several individuals, as well as physicians, have requested information lately on the medical literature on the prostate artery embolization procedure for enlarged prostate (benign prostate hyperplasia, or BPH). We have assembled a series of Abstracts – Prostate Artery Embolization that we’d like to …
Posted on May 6, 2015
What physician does that? Thank you to Dr. Nutting.
My name is Greg Thorpe, husband and caregiver to the incredible, beautiful-on-the-inside-and-out, wife, Jennifer Pratt Thorpe, a 44-year-old, stage IV colon cancer patient. We live in Utah.
Dr. Nutting lives in Colorado.
I met Dr. Nutting through co-founder Suzanne Lindley at YES! beatlivertumors.org. From that day, Dr. Nutting called me on …
Posted on May 3, 2015
Pictures of Hope From Goa, India!
These pictures were taken for RIA Endovascular’s good friend Suzanne Lindley and all the amazing people at YES! beatlivertumors.org, who provide inspiration, information, advocacy and hope to people fighting liver cancer and cancer that has spread to the liver, Contact YES! Either go online or call 877.937.7478. They are an amazing organization.
Posted on March 24, 2015
Testimonial: From Seattle to Denver – New Non-surgical Treatment for Enlarged Prostate
I had benign prostate hyperplasia, otherwise known as enlarged prostate. I knew I didn’t want to risk the possible side effects from the traditional surgical “Gold Standard” TURP, which can be impotence or incontinence or both. Besides, it’s surgery.
So, like others have mentioned in their testimonials for …
Posted on March 17, 2015
Superior Hypogastric Nerve Block for Pain Control in Uterine Fibroid Embolization
Liisa L Bergmann, MD; Laurie M Vance, MD (Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Providence-Providence Park Hospital, Southfield, MI) and E Brooke Spencer, MD (RIA Endovascular, Greenwood Village, CO) presented this poster at the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) 40th Annual Scientific Meeting in Atlanta, GA in fall 2015.…
Posted on March 12, 2015
Dr. Spencer talks about Uterine Fibroid Treatment
There are alternatives for treating uterine fibroids.
Hysterectomy is not always the answer. Depending on your situation, this minimally invasive solution might be right — or not — for you. Check out this video about this non-surgical treatment for uterine fibroids. Get more information about fibroids and treatment with uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) …
Posted on February 25, 2015
Is it a good idea to cover leg varicose and spider veins with tattoos?
There’s several reasons why RIA Endovascular doesn’t think it is such a hot idea.
For one thing, tattoos just cover the unsightly veins, rather than fixing the problem. It’s literally a cover-up.
Second, the result is not always pleasing, and may worsen over time, especially if …
Posted on February 9, 2015
Why sitting all the time isn’t such a good idea
You’d better sit down for this. Or not. In this article,in which William Grande, MD is quoted, you’ll find a lot of reasons why you shouldn’t sit too much.
Couch potatoes are everywhere!
According to the article in Health & Wellness magazine, recent studies show the average American sits a …
Posted on January 26, 2015
Dr. Stratil discusses chronic pelvic congestion syndrome – video
Chronic pelvic congestion is the second leading cause of pelvic pain in women after endometriosis, yet it often goes undiagnosed.
In this two-minute segment of Mile High Living on Denver’s Channel 7, Peter Stratil, MD explains how ovarian vein embolization may be appropriate procedure for those women with pelvic pain due …
Posted on January 11, 2015
William Grande MD talks about leg conditions
In this profile article appearing in the January 2015 issue of Health & Wellness, William Grande, MD, interventional radiologist at RIA Endovascular, talks about why he went into the field of interventional radiology, and how interventional radiologists treat legs.
Read the attached article here: Dr Grande on Leg Conditions.
You can …
Posted on January 5, 2015
Charles Nutting, DO, FSIR to present at Y-90: The Complete Course
Meet Dr. Nutting
Dr Nutting, a pioneering practitioner, proctor and renowned lecturer of the Y-90 radioembolization technique, will present at the Y-90: The Complete Course to be held at the San Francisco Hyatt Regency in California. The course, held from January 11 – 14, 2015, is presented by the …