Editorials

Technology Creates a New Standard of Care

Technology Creates a New Standard of Care

Radiation Safety and Endoscopy... The science and technology behind radiation safety during interventional endoscopy procedures are changing. There are new radiation-saving modalities available that dramatically reduce the risk of radiation exposure to the patient and...

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Advanced Endoscopy and Medical Imaging

Advanced Endoscopy and Medical Imaging

Gastrointestinal endoscopy is a minimally invasive medical procedure that uses endoscopes and other technology such as medical imaging to diagnose and treat digestive tract issues. Advanced endoscopy provides your doctor a more detailed view of your digestive tract,...

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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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