Dr. Gregory Haber Hosts Olympus Webinar on Advances in Esophageal Patency
Learn About Managing Esophageal Strictures from Accurate Diagnosis to Luminal Patency
CENTER VALLEY, Pa., (November 26, 2018) – Olympus, a global technology leader in designing and delivering innovative solutions for medical and surgical procedures, among other core businesses, announced today that Dr. Gregory Haber, Chief of Endoscopy and Director of Advanced Therapeutics and Innovation for the Division of Gastroenterology at NYU Langone Medical Center, will host a live webinar entitled, “Advances in Esophageal Patency,” on Wednesday, December 5 at 5:00 PM EST.
During the webinar, Dr. Haber will explore evidence-based guidance on the endoscopic management of esophageal strictures, the goals of which are accurate diagnosis and “luminal patency,” or opening the esophagus. He will instruct participants on appropriate treatment strategies, therapeutic devices, and device risks and benefits.
Dr. Haber will explore use of the self-expanding metal esophageal stent, which flexibly conforms to a patient’s anatomy and precisely targets the stricture. In particular, he will discuss the HANAROSTENT® Esophagus, a fully covered stent designed for the palliative treatment of esophageal stricture and/or trachea-esophageal fistula caused by malignant tumors.
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