July 6, 2021Physician's Perspective

A Physician’s Perspective on Varicocele Embolization: Nishant Patel, MD

A cluster of enlarged veins in the scrotum is called a varicocele. It can cause pain, swelling and even infertility. At RIA Endovascular, we offer a minimally invasive option for patients suffering with varicoceles. Using a small catheter that is inserted into your groin or neck, we can use image guidance to treat the varicocele […]

June 29, 2021Physician's Perspective

A Physician’s Perspective on Prostate Artery Embolization (PAE)

Dr. Gregory Martin speaks on his experience performing this life-changing procedure. Prostate artery embolization is one of the most satisfying procedures I perform. Often patients are referred to me after years of lower-urinary-tract symptoms with miserable quality of life. The medication side effects, waking up at night to go to the bathroom and other symptoms […]

June 22, 2021Physician's Perspective, Treatments

Why should an IVC Filter be removed?

An IVC filter is a small metal device implanted in the inferior vena cava, the large vein that returns blood back to the heart from the lower body. It is placed in the vein to prevent dangerous blood clots from traveling to the lungs. Why should a filter be removed? IVC filters may need to […]