Editorials

What is a Cath Lab?

What is a Cath Lab?

A catheterization lab, commonly referred to as a cath lab, is an examination room in a hospital or clinic where doctors perform minimally invasive tests and procedures to diagnose and treat cardiovascular disease. At the core of these labs are...

Radiation Protection of Interventional Staff

Radiation Protection of Interventional Staff

Doctors Nicholas Frane and Adam Bitterman of New York wrote in a 2020 article for the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) that radiation protection and safety is a concern for physicians, staff, and patients. This concern is across...

Fluoroscopy and Procedural Time during ERCP

Fluoroscopy and Procedural Time during ERCP

In a recent paper presented to GIE, Mark M. Aloysius, MD, Ph.D. et al., explored the impact of training on the total procedural and fluoroscopy time during ERCP. If training does increase time, this would raise safety concerns with additional...

The Omega Difference

The Omega Difference

The Omega Difference is in everything we do – the problem we solve, how we do it, and the results we achieve. Omega Medical Imaging is the only company in the world to develop and deliver AI image-guided ROI solutions that dramatically reduce...

Fluoro Technology and Scatter Radiation in Endoscopy

Fluoro Technology and Scatter Radiation in Endoscopy

Fluoroscopy is an invaluable tool in interventional procedures as it provides real-time imaging using X-ray. But unlike most other X-ray technologies, the live video of fluoroscopy can guide lifesaving, minimally invasive procedures. Fluoroscopy...

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...

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...

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...

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...

What is Interventional Fluoroscopy?

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...