Omega to Sponsor Advent Health 6th Annual Orlando Live EUS 2019

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Join Omega Medical Imaging at the 6th Annual Orlando LIVE EUS on August 28-30, 2019 at the Advent Health Nicholson Center. This year’s event is being led by world-renowned therapeutic endoscopists Dr. Shayam Varadarajulu and Dr. Robert Hawes. The purpose of this event is to provide participants a comprehensive learning experience of Endosonography. Procedures will […]

Omega Medical Imaging Sponsors the 6th Annual Orlando LIVE Endoscopy

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Join Omega Medical Imaging at the 6th Annual Orlando LIVE Endoscopy on August 29-31, 2018 at the Renaissance Hotel Sea World. This year the event is being lead by world renowned therapeutic endoscopists Dr. Shayam Varadarajulu and Dr. Robert Hawes. The purpose of this event is to provide participants a comprehensive learning experience of Endoscopy. […]

Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center Upgrades Cardiology Lab with Omega

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Cardiac Upgrade The Cardiac Electrophysiology Lab at Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center in West Palm, FL recently joined the growing list of Omega upgrade customers who benefit from the performance of brand new Flat Panel technology, while maintaining the affordability and reliability they expect from an Omega interventional fluoro system. This unique, field-installable solution is exclusive […]

Another Hospital Adds the Omega E-View to Their IE Program

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“I find the imaging from the Omega system to be fantastic. It is particularly useful in complex cases involving hilar biliary strictures, evaluation of PSC with identification of subtle strictures, as well as enteric stenting cases. Moreover, the system is easy to use, capable of recording cases for educational purposes, and can be controlled by […]

Omega Medical attending 8th Annual St Louis Endoscopy Course

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Omega Medical Imaging will be exhibiting at the 8th Annual St. Louis Live Therapeutic Endoscopy Course July 18th-19th, in St. Louis, MO. Directed by renowned physicians Dr. Daniel Mullady and Dr. Steven Edmundowicz, the ASGE course is designed to increase knowledge, competency and practice of endoscopic treatments such as ERCP and EUS. Leading therapeutic endoscopy specialists […]

Leading Denmark Hospital Selects the e-view

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 Aarhus University Hospital equipped with the 1st E-View.AI in Europe The Endoscopy Unit at Aarhus University Hospital is one of the leading departments in gastrointestinal endoscopy in Europe. Positioned at the forefront of interventional endoscopy the unit is well known for their substantial research activities focused on three main areas: diseases of the liver, pancreas, […]

Raising Awareness of Sudden Cardiac Arrest To Save Lives

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October is Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month. The goal is to help the public become more familiar with sudden cardiac arrest, how it affects people and what can be done to help save lives. Sudden cardiac arrest is defined as an electrical abnormality of the heart’s natural rhythm, which leads to loss of heart function. […]

US Deaths from Obesity Underestimated

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Obesity kills far more US men and women than previously believed, a new study says. Researchers associated 18.2% of premature deaths in the US with excessive body mass—a value almost 4-fold higher than previous estimates. The new estimate, published online last week in the American Journal of Public Health, was based on an analysis of […]

Omega Medical Imaging Featured in Orlando Business Journal

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Omega Medical Imaging Inc. in Sanford — which competes against global giants like General Electric and Siemens — has big growth plans. Omega designs and builds X-ray C-arms used by doctors doing cardiac intervention, like putting a balloon into a patient’s heart to open a blocked vessel, as well in interventional endoscopy. “We’re a niche […]

Optimization of Radiation Exposure During ERCP

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In a recent clinical study published in Gastroenterology Research and Practice, Dr. Khalid Alzimami et al illustrate their findings on a series of 153 ERCP exams between two groups, both performed by seasoned advanced endoscopists. The different groups used different radiation exposure factors and different lead protection as well. Within this study, several key notes […]

Florida Hospital Zephyrhills Spotlight Interview in EP Lab Digest

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Florida Hospital Zephyrhills, an Omega Medical Imaging client, is a 139-bed regional medical center located in East Pasco County. It is a member of the Florida Hospital network of Adventist Health System, the largest health care provider in the state of Florida. Florida Hospital Zephyrhills has been nationally recognized by the American Heart Association, the […]

Radiologic Resources To Exhibit At The St. Louis Live Therapeutic Endoscopy Course

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Omega Medical Imaging dealer Radiologic Resources will be exhibiting at the 7th Annual St. Louis Live Therapeutic Endoscopy Course on July 19th, 2013 in St. Louis, MO. This course is endorsed by the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. At the course, participants will observe live endoscopy demonstrations with moderation by guest faculty and will have […]

The American Medical Association Declares Obesity A Disease

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In a landmark decision that could have a dramatic impact on the lives of millions of Americans, the American Medical Association voted Tuesday to officially recognize obesity as a disease, drawing a clear distinction between what has long been regarded as a consequence of lifestyle and a medical illness. “Recognizing obesity as a disease will […]

Florida Hospital installs Omega e-View FP

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Just in time for Digestive Disease Week 2013 in Orlando, Florida, Omega is proud to announce the completion of the installation of an e-View FP with Heavy Lift, 800lbs capacity table at Florida Hospital’s Center for Interventional Endoscopy.  The system is centrally located in Florida Hospital’s Orlando campus, and is just miles away from Omega […]

Updates from HRS 2013!

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Late-Breaking Clinical Trials Session Presents Practice-Changing Data Current practice guidelines typically recommend discontinuing oral anticoagulation with warfarin for patients undergoing cardiac procedures, but two studies from Thursday’s Late-Breaking Clinical Trials session suggest that patients may do better if warfarin therapy is continued. Discontinuation of oral warfarin carries a 13-fold risk for periprocedural stroke and hemorrhagic […]

Countdown to HRS 2013! Less than 2 Weeks Away!

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Just a mere 12 days away, HRS 2013 will take place May 8-11, 2013 at the Denver Colorado Convention Center in Denver, CO! Building on years of tradition, Heart Rhythm 2013 will once again bring together the world’s most noted experts in cardiac rhythm management. Here, physicians, allied health care professionals, and scientists will network […]

Omega Medical Imaging to sponsor 18th Annual Advanced Endoscopy Update

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Omega Medical Imaging is proud to announce the Gold Sponsorship of the 18th Annual Advanced Endoscopy Update, May 21st to 23rd in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The Advanced Endoscopy Update will have live case demonstrations performed on an Omega e-View FP transmitted from Florida Hospital Orlando new Center for Interventional Endoscopy.  Course directors and faculty […]

Building Imaging Equipment For A Heavier Patient Population

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The US and global population is getting heavier, and according to the World Health Organization, worldwide obesity has nearly doubled since 1980. With the upsurge in the obese population and bariatric surgeries that hospitals have experienced in the last 18 months, equipment manufacturers like Omega Medical Imaging have started redesigning and catering to the needs of […]

Occupational Radiation Exposure Linked to Left-Sided Brain Tumors

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Disproportionate reports of left-sided brain tumors in interventional physicians with sustained practices involving radiation may suggest a causal relation to occupational radiation exposure, according to study data published in the American Journal of Cardiology. Following up on their report of nine recent cases of brain cancer in interventional cardiologists, researchers received 22 more cases from […]

Lowering Radiation Exposure during ERCP

In an article in the GIE Journal, 2010, there was a direct correlation between the annual volume of ERCPs performed and the amount of fluoroscopy times required to complete these procedures. The study showed that endoscopists who performed <100 ERCPs in the preceding years needed approximately twice the fluoroscopy time compared to those physicians who […]