Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS): Optimizing Imaging and Tissue Sampling


Physicians will be instructed on the safe and effective use of the Olympus Endoscopic Ultrasound equipment. The program includes beginner to intermediate EUS applications.

Agenda will include:

  • Didactic Presentation
  • Device Demonstration
  • Hands-On Educational Sessions

Objectives: Upon completion of the course, participants will have an understanding of:

  • The safe and effective use of Olympus EUS processors, scopes and needles
  • GI tract anatomy (from an ultrasound perspective)
  • Indications, benefits and complications of EUS
  • The difference between radial and linear EUS
  • The clinical considerations and treatment for complex cases
  • Review of basic tissue acquisition techniques

Technologies used:

  • ALOKA ARIETTA 850 Premium Ultrasound Processor
  • Olympus EU-ME2 Premier Plus Ultrasound Processor
  • Olympus GF-UE160-AL5 EUS Radial Echoendoscope
  • Olympus GF-UCT180-AL5 EUS Curvilinear Echoendoscope
  • Olympus GF-UC180J EUS Forward Viewing Curvilinear Echoendoscope
  • Olympus EZ Shot 3 Plus FNA Needles

Physicians already trained in EUS who would like hands-on experience with Olympus EUS equipment.


We are currently scheduling additional courses for 2018. Please check back for specific dates.

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The faculty listed are examples of faculty used at this course in the past. A combination of similar faculty will be used at each course.

Harry R. Aslanian, MD, AGAF, FASGE

Associate Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)
Associate Director, Endoscopy
Director, Yale Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship

David Lawrence Diehl, MD, FACP, FASGE

Director of Interventional Endoscopy, Geisinger Health System
Clinical Professor of Medicine at Temple University

Thomas John Savides, MD

Chief Experience Officer
Professor of Medicine
UC San Diego


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