Prostate conditions can affect men at any stage in their life. These conditions can range from benign issues like an enlarged prostate to more serious ones such as prostate cancer. It’s essential to be aware of the potential changes that can arise in the prostate gland.
Internventional radiology offers treatment for a number of prostate conditions, including an varicole embolization of prostate artery embolization. Embolization is a technique to prevent blood flow to a faulty or enlarged vein. Coils or substances called embolic agents are delivered to the site endovascularly (via catheter from inside a vein or artery) with imaging guidance from fluoroscopy, x-rays that produce real-time moving images.
Spectrum’s interventional radiology specialists have extensive vascular expertise, enabling them to treat the following prostate conditions through embolization:
If you would like to know more about any of these procedures or schedule a consultation, simply call our Vascular & Interventional Radiology office at 207.956.6650.