May 17, 2022Physician's Perspective, Treatments

For Uterine Fibroids, Uterine Fibroid Embolization May Be The Answer

Uterine fibroids are very common, noncancerous growths in the uterus that are often diagnosed during a gynecologic exam. Both ultrasound and MRI are imaging tools that can confirm the presence of fibroids. Uterine fibroids can cause: Heavy, excessive menstrual bleeding Bleeding in between period Pelvic pain and pressure Urinary incontinence and frequency As much as […]

May 3, 2022Physician's Perspective, Research

From The Society of Interventional Radiology

The Society of Interventional Radiology (sirweb.org) has this to say about Interventional Radiology: Interventional radiology (also known as IR) is the minimally invasive, image-guided treatment of medical conditions that once required open surgery. By harnessing the power of advanced imaging (ultrasound, X-rays, CAT scans, MRI scans and other innovative methods), interventional radiologists can see inside […]

April 12, 2022Physician's Perspective, Treatments

Tony Brown, MD: minimally invasive treatments can change your life

Tony Brown, MD, explains how minimally invasive treatments can change your life. Specifically, if you have back pain from vertebral fractures due to osteoporosis, vertebral augmentation or kyphoplasty may be the right choice for you. Vertebral augmentation is an outpatient procedure where the vertebral body or sacrum is stabilized with orthopedic cement through a simple […]