Editorials

What is Interventional Fluoroscopy?

What is Interventional Fluoroscopy?

Your doctor has talked to you about the need for an interventional procedure. They used the term fluoroscopy. But what is that? What is interventional fluoroscopy? In the simplest of terms, fluoroscopy is using X-rays to show your internal body structures in real-time...

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What is Interventional Cardiology?

What is Interventional Cardiology?

Interventional cardiology is a non-surgical option for the treatment of a variety of heart problems and diseases. A subspeciality of cardiology, interventional cardiology uses catheter-based technology and techniques to diagnose and treat coronary artery disease,...

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What Makes Omega Different?

What Makes Omega Different?

What makes Omega different? That’s a good question. Omega took the best of traditional interventional systems and then made a quantum leap forward in technology. The result is the creation of a new imaging modality – one that dramatically reduces radiation exposure to...

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Dose Reduction during Fluoroscopic Procedures

Dose Reduction during Fluoroscopic Procedures

In an article published with RSNA in 2001, Dr. Mahadevappa Mahesh discussed the risks of radiation dose during fluoroscopic procedures, the factors that influence that dose, and various dose reduction techniques. It is these techniques that we are most interested in –...

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Why Choose a Career in Healthcare?

Why Choose a Career in Healthcare?

If you’re looking for an exciting and fast-paced career, then a career in healthcare might be for you. There are many different opportunities to work in healthcare. Many of the same jobs you see in other industries, you see in healthcare too – jobs like accounting,...

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Automatic vs Manual ROI

Automatic vs Manual ROI

In a previous article, we wrote about the importance and benefits of using region of interest (ROI) during interventional procedures. ROI technology is proven to substantially reduce patient radiation dose outside of the ROI while maintaining – or improving – image...

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AI and ROI Technology Reduces Radiation

AI and ROI Technology Reduces Radiation

How It Works The use of ionizing radiation during interventional procedures has become an indispensable tool in the diagnosis and treatment of several medical conditions. With the increased use of radiation has come an increased risk to the physician, the staff, and...

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The Importance of Made in the USA

The Importance of Made in the USA

Manufacturing is of critical importance to the American economy. American manufacturing is woven into our national fiber and impacts not only our economy, but our independence and national security as well as the well-being of every American. In January of 2021,...

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Scatter Radiation Protection in ERCP

Scatter Radiation Protection in ERCP

With the increased use of ERCP to treat gastrointestinal tract diseases has come an increased risk of significant radiation exposure to interventional endoscopists and their staff. The IAEA reports that a major source of exposure to medical staff is radiation...

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