Transcarotid artery revascularization, or TCAR for short, is a minimally invasive treatment that removes plaque from the carotid arteries. Dr. D'Addio of Virginia Interventional & Vascular Associates was interviewed by The Free Lance-Star to discuss this new procedure and its benefits.
Ronnie had been living with benign prostatic hyperplasia, also known as an enlarged prostate, for several years. The symptoms were a disruption to his daily life and getting progressively worse with time. As the problem worsened, Ronnie found himself waking three to four times during the night just to use the bathroom. Although he was desperate for relief, the thought of laser and surgical methods seemed worse than the issue itself.
Uterine fibroids affect 20-40% of premenopausal women. Margaret was no exception. When she began to experience heavy bleeding and pain, her gynecologist recommended she consider a uterine fibroid embolization.
A minimally invasive procedure, UFE is a highly effective treatment with faster recovery options than a traditional hysterectomy.