Omega Medical Imaging is proud to announce that Houston Methodist Hospital is the latest hospital to join the growing list of healthcare facilities choosing to grow their interventional gastroenterology program by purchasing two Omega e-Views. Houston Methodist is located in the Texas Medical Center; The Texas Medical Center is the largest medical center in the state of Texas and one of the largest in the country. Houston Methodist Hospital, the flagship of the Houston Methodist network, is one of Texas Medical Center’s research and academic partners and has been regularly ranked as “One of America’s Best Hospitals” according to U.S. News and World Report. Houston Methodist Hospital not only excels in research, but it also contains one of the top Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Surgery programs in the nation. According to U.S. News and World Report, Houston Methodist ranked No. 11 of 1580 hospitals in the nation for gastroenterology and GI surgery.
Houston Methodist has six multidisciplinary centers of excellence, one of them being the Lynda K. and David M. Underwood Center for Digestive Disorders. The Underwood Center offers advanced, personalized treatment for digestive diseases. Leading this program is gastroenterologist Dr. Eamonn Quigley. Within the Underwood Center for Digestive Disorders, there are four specialized programs and centers focused on tr
eating specific digestive disorders, one of these being the Pancreaticobiliary Disease Program. The Pancreaticobiliary Program focuses on disease of the pancreas, gallbladder and biliary system and utilizes a team of internationally recognized gastroenterologists, interventional endoscopists, radiologists, surgeons, medical and radiation oncologists, and pathologists. The lead therapeutic endoscopist who will be using the Omega e-View is Dr. Kumar Krishnan, who is an assistant professor in the division of gastroenterology at the Underwood Center. At the Underwood Center, these doctors have access to state-of-the-art imaging technology, with the latest addition being the Omega e-View MP.
The Omega e-view MP is a multi-purpose fluoroscopic system that is built on the success of the original e-View platform. The e-View MP includes a larger generator than the original e-View (80 kW vs. 65 kW) and can be used for various other diagnostic and therapeutic procedures including pain management and bronchoscopies. The e-View MP offers the same competitive advantages as the e-View like:
- Specifically engineered and manufactured to support complicated advanced endoscopy procedures
- Smallest footprint of any fixed system
- Exclusive scatter radiation protection
- Fully-pivoting fixed C-arm that allows 360-degree patient access
- 10 way motorized table (elevation, longitudinal, transverse, tilt, and cradle)
- Intuitive, easy to learn controls on a single platform
Omega Medical Imaging is a fluoroscopic imaging manufacturer based in Sanford, Florida that strives to bring the utmost in quality for their customers. Since 1991, Omega Medical Imaging’s engineers, designers, and craftsman have constructed the most reliable and technologically advanced fluoroscopic imaging equipment from the ground-up. Contact our Sales team today to see what sets Omega apart from the competition.