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Unlocking the Power of Interventional Radiology

February 13, 2024

The idea of needing a surgical procedure can feel scary for most patients. However, many conditions that once required traditional surgery can now be treated […]

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Sleep Soundly: Best Sleeping Position for Peripheral Artery Disease

December 6, 2023

Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a cardiovascular condition where blood flow is reduced due to narrowed arteries, the blood vessels that carry blood from the […]

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Enlarged Prostate Treatment: What Are Your Options?

September 6, 2023

Sleep interrupted by trips to the bathroom, sudden urges to urinate while working in the yard (or while enjoying a family dinner) and an inability […]

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Breaking It Down: Facts About Spinal Compression Fractures

July 25, 2023

Did you know that you could have a fractured spine without knowing it? A spinal compression fracture, also called vertebral compression fracture, can happen due […]

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10 Uterine Fibroid Facts Every Woman Should Know

May 17, 2023

Uterine fibroids are benign tumors that grow in the muscular wall of the uterus. In many cases, fibroids don’t cause any problems, making treatment unnecessary. […]

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How Interventional Radiology Is Transforming Cancer Treatment

March 17, 2023

Interventional radiology (IR) is a specialty in which physicians use radiologic image guidance during minimally invasive procedures. IR can treat many conditions, including uterine fibroids, […]

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Dr. Eric Wang from Charlotte Radiology looking on a computer screen, used to explain the vascular embolization procedure he uses.

Vascular Embolization: One Patient’s Lifesaving Procedure

February 2, 2023

When leading-edge interventional radiology technology and compassionate experts combine, the results can be lifesaving. That was certainly the case when Eric Wang, MD, vascular and […]

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Period Problems? It Could Be Uterine Fibroids, Endometriosis or PCOS

November 10, 2022

Cramping, pain and discomfort are common for many women during their periods, but severe pain, heavy bleeding and irregular menstrual cycles can be signs of […]

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Symptoms of an Enlarged Prostate (Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia – BPH)

September 30, 2022

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), or an enlarged prostate, is a common condition whose symptoms will affect nearly all men by the time they reach 80. […]

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How Uterine Fibroid Embolization Treatment Works

June 24, 2022

Uterine fibroids are common, noncancerous growths that develop in the walls of the uterus. If left untreated, these growths, also known as fibroids, cause a […]

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Treating Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Can Save Limbs

May 5, 2022

Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a common circulatory disease, but you’ve probably never heard of it. In the United States, PAD affects more than 6.5 […]

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Treating Enlarged Prostate With Prostatic Artery Embolization

April 25, 2022

As men age, their prostate — the gland that produces semen — continues to grow. For men whose prostates remain an average size, like a […]

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Reclaiming Control From Uterine Fibroids

March 22, 2022

When Silvia, who is in her mid-40s, began experiencing heavy periods, debilitating cramps and painful intercourse, she knew something was wrong. “I spoke with my […]

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