January 19, 2021Physician's Perspective

A Physician’s Perspective: Richard Coursey, MD

We spoke with Dr. Rich Coursey about RIA Endovascular’s unique ability in offering the technology to create non-surgical, minimally invasive fistulas for patients who need or will need dialysis or plasmapheresis. Why would someone want/need this service performed? Hemodialysis was first performed on a Human in Germany in 1924. The first surgically created fistula for […]

December 29, 2020Physician's Perspective

A Physician’s Perspective: Greg Martin, MD, Implantable Port

Greg Martin, MD explains the benefits of implantable ports. Why would someone want/need this service performed? Patients are referred to us for an implantable port when they are going to need chemotherapy or some other type of long-term medication. The port is easy to access and keeps the patient from getting multiple IV pokes. Describe […]

October 13, 2020Physician's Perspective

Lora Barke, DO on Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By Robin Clutters October 2, 2020 at 5:13 pm October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, every two minutes a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer. Dr. Lora Barke, a breast radiologist with Invision Sally Jobe at HealthOne, says that’s why early detection and prevention is key. She recommends […]