Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)

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Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) combines ultrasound and conventional endoscopy technologies to see beyond the walls of the gastrointestinal tract. EUS allows endoscopists to visualize all five layers of the GI tract, as well as surrounding tissue and organs.

Olympus offers a full product portfolio of EUS processors, echoendoscopes, miniature probes and needles to meet physician needs and preferences. These products can support diagnostic, therapeutic and interventional applications such as EUS-guided tissue acquisition, cyst drainage and biopsies of lesions/lymph nodes.

Access

The Olympus portfolio offers a variety of echoendoscopes and miniature probes, creating a total endosonography solution for a full range of minimally invasive applications.

The diagnostic radial array echoendoscope provides a 360°, cross-sectional view of the GI tract and is primarily used for screening. The curvilinear echoendoscopes are useful for therapeutic applications such as tissue sample collection, cyst drainage, biopsies of lesions/lymph nodes and injection for pain management.

In addition, the endoscopic ultrasound miniature probes generate 360° images in the near field for excellent visualization of submucosal areas.

Visualization

Visualization is key to accurately identifying tumors and tissue properties and boundaries. New and enhanced features available on Olympus ultrasound processors improve visualization and assist in diagnostic, therapeutic, and interventional procedures, leading to improved quality of patient care.

Olympus offers a full line-up of ultrasound processors designed to meet and exceed the needs of gastroenterologists performing a wide range of EUS procedures.

Therapeutic EUS

Olympus offers a line-up of single-use FNB and FNA needles to help achieve procedural goals for endoscopic ultrasound in a variety of clinical settings.

The EZ Shot 3 Plus FNB needle offers unparalleled access, enhanced puncturability, predictable trajectory and enhanced echogenicity in 19 G, 22 G, and 25 G configurations.

The EZ Shot 3 FNA needle features the same ergonomic handle as the EZ Shot 3 Plus and is designed for precision sampling of lesions, available in 19 G, 22 G and 25 G configurations to suit clinical preferences.

Products

At Olympus, we are committed to innovation. We deliver today’s most comprehensive EUS solution, with a robust portfolio of EUS processors, echoendoscopes and devices.

Endoscopic Ultrasound is the difference between maybe and definitely.

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ULTRASOUND PROCESSORS


Premium ultrasound processor provides endoscopists with a greater depth of information allowing for decisive decision making, partnered with industry leading service and support. “Image quality” and “advanced technology” are two key areas where a determined effort has been made to refine fundamental performance and examination precision.


Universal ultrasound processor provides outstanding image quality, comparable to a large radiology processor, in a compact model. Backward compatibility and electronic and mechanical scanning contribute to the processor’s universality. It was designed to meet the needs of physicians performing a wide range of EUS and EBUS procedures.

CURVED LINEAR ARRAY ECHOENDOSCOPES

Curved Linear Array echoendoscopes are useful for therapeutic applications such as tissue sample collection, cyst drainage, biopsies of lesions/lymph nodes and injection for pain management.


Curvilinear transducer offers increased imaging depth which lets you step up to the next level in ultrasound imaging and performance.


A slim curvilinear scope with advanced insertion capability.

RADIAL ARRAY ECHOENDOSCOPES


Diagnostic radial array echoendoscope used to assess anatomy of the GI tract and surrounding structures. It provides a 360° cross-sectional view of the GI tract and is primarily used for screening.

MINIATURE PROBES

Olympus offers a full range of EUS and EBUS ultrasound miniature probes that can be used for various procedures. These miniature probes are ideal for passing strictures, reaching peripheral lung lesions, conducting intraductal ultrasound and more.


Generate 360° high-resolution images in the near field for excellent visualization of submucosal areas. To target lesions, Olympus offers mechanical radial scanning ultrasound probes with multiple features including guidewire and dual plane reconstruction.


Designed to support a spectrum of advanced EUS and EBUS procedures. The unit powers a wide variety of Olympus ultrasound miniature probes with frequency ranges of 7.5 to 20 MHz.

EUS NEEDLES


FNB needle provides access to difficult to reach lesions without compromising scope position. The combination of the multi-layer coil sheath, nitinol needle*, and Menghini tip allow for precise and smooth penetration into the target lesion.


FNA needle offers enhanced visibility under ultrasound, with an advanced ergonomic handle design that enables needle sampling precision.

*nitinol material includes 19G and 22G only

Clinical Support

At Olympus, we strive to be more than just a medical equipment provider to our customers. We provide end-to-end support, from the purchasing process to the procedure and reprocessing services, to build a relationship of trust.

Our Clinical Application Specialists (CAS) are regionally located, experienced sonographers, dedicated to supporting you and your EUS practice. The CAS team offers on-site and virtual support for evaluations, in-services, installs, training, and procedures. Your CAS will show you how to operate your EUS equipment, offering helpful suggestions for image optimization. Our CAS Team is here to help you achieve success with Olympus EUS products, allowing you to help more patients and reach your goals.

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Education

Olympus has a deep commitment to education with a focus on delivering knowledge through science and industry leaders. We pride ourselves in providing exceptional educational support to our customers. We offer a variety of educational opportunities for physicians, nurses, technicians and staff virtually and in-person.
Olympus Professional Education

Designed to support you in your pursuit of excellence, Olympus Professional Education is a comprehensive platform of education and training experiences led by healthcare experts from around the world. Learning and training opportunities include hands-on courses, online learning, lectures and workshops, peer-to-peer training, accredited continuing education, and custom on-demand learning as well as a vast library of educational resources.

The Understanding Endoscopic Ultrasound: Technology and Clinical Applications program is designed to train nurses and technicians on the basics of endoscopic ultrasound. The course will cover the physics of ultrasound, GI ultrasound anatomy and ultrasound characteristics and terminology.

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Education Library

The Olympus Global Professional Education Library is home to a selection of valuable educational materials including training videos, user guides, quick reference guides, IFUs, channel diagrams and more. The goal of Olympus Professional education is to enhance knowledge, inspire vision and offer solutions to healthcare professionals in the fields of gastroenterology, general surgery, pulmonology, bronchoscopy, urology, gynecology, otolaryngology, bariatrics, orthopedics and anesthesiology.

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Diagnostic EUS Training

In collaboration with the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE), our Diagnostic EUS Training course is focused on helping practicing endoscopists based in community hospitals achieve competency in Diagnostic EUS. The program’s online and hands-on curriculum covers the full spectrum of diagnostic EUS and FNA in four to six months in preparation for a proctorship with an EUS expert.

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Educational Webinars
Life after Advanced GI Fellowship: Preparing for your First Year in GI Practice
Establishing an EUS Program in Your Community Hospital

Resources

You depend on Olympus to deliver the tools, services, and information you need to provide the highest levels of quality and safety in patient care. To make sure that you have access to today’s newest advances in endoscopic ultrasound, and remain empowered to make the most of them, we offer education and training programs, comprehensive service and repair programs, and a wide-ranging support network.
CLINICAL MATERIALS

White Paper: Endoscopic Ultrasound Fine Needle Biopsy (EUS-FNB) Helps Diagnose Neuroendocrine Tumor of the Pancreas
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White Paper: Endoscopic Ultrasound Fine Needle Biopsy (EUS-FNB) Helps Diagnose Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST) of Stomach
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Publication: Use of the EZ Shot 3 Plus in Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy Procedures
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White Paper: How to Optimize EUS Images
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White Paper: Current Measurement Parameters for EUS
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INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEOS

Watch videos with instructions on how to operate and clean your endoscopic ultrasound echoendoscopes, processors and devices.
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EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

With an extensive selection of educational programs for endoscopy, Olympus Professional Education is a convenient way for nurses, technicians, biomedical engineers, administrators and materials managers to further their knowledge.
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SERVICE AND REPAIRS

Information on Olympus OEM service of equipment and access to the Service Portal.
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CUSTOMER PORTAL

OlympusConnect.com houses the full library of training support, including: Reprocessing Videos, Visual Reprocessing Guides, Instruction Manuals, Reprocessing Manuals, In-service Guides and more.
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CONTACT US

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