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 […]

Omega e-view Installed At Hillcrest Medical Center

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Omega Medical Imaging is proud to announce that they have completed the installation of an e-View Interventional Endoscopy system at Hillcrest Medical Center in Tulsa, OK. The system is Omega Medical Imaging’s flagship GI lab, featuring a 14” image intensifier and our proprietary lead-shielding around the image intensifier and table, reducing scatter radiation to the […]

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 […]