April 6, 2021Treatments

What is May-Thurner syndrome?

May-Thurner syndrome is a pelvic condition in which the right common iliac artery compresses the left iliac vein, pressing it against the spine. This may cause discomfort, swelling and/or blood clots. Interventional radiologists provide nonsurgical, minimally invasive interventions for May-Thurner syndrome. The condition increases the risk of deep vein thrombosis (DVT). DVT is a blood […]

July 28, 2020Treatments

Dr. Richard Coursey, Jr. performs first procedure of its kind in Colorado

Loveland, CO, July 21, 2020— In June 2018, the FDA approved two devices – Ellipsys and WavelinQ – for the percutaneous creation of an arteriovenous anastomosis to create a dialysis fistula. Banner McKee Medical Center is the first hospital in Colorado to offer the WavelinQ procedure to patients. The FDA approved devices for the percutaneous […]

June 9, 2020Patient Stories, Treatments

Patient Stories: Carol S. is Proof of How We Are Always Improving Patient Care

We interview Carol S. to find out about her experience at RIA Endovascular. By interviewing patients we are able to continually improve the patient experience and educate future patients on our procedures. What problems were you having before you came to RIA Endovascular? I was recently diagnosed with stage 4 kidney disease. I am not […]