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Live Sedationless Transnasal Endoscopy Demonstration at DDW 2008


Center Valley, PA, May 16, 2008- A live demonstration of sedationless transnasal endoscopy will be performed next week at Digestive Disease Week 2008 at the San Diego Convention Center. Dr. Charles J. Lightdale, director of clinical research at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, will perform the procedure. Join us at the Olympus Booth #3332 on Sunday, May 18 at 2:00pm to view this live demonstration and learn the benefits of this cutting-edge technique.

Below is the agenda for the DDW 2008 poster sessions and lectures that will feature key Olympus technologies and new products, including Narrow Band Imaging™ (NBI), the Single Balloon Enteroscope system (SBE), Olympus’  M Scope and more. Several GI and endoscopy opinion leaders will be on site at the Olympus booth to discuss these topics.

We look forward to seeing you at the convention on May 17-22.

Narrow Band Imaging™

NBI is Olympus’ proprietary real-time, on-demand technology, which was developed to enhance visualization of the capillary network and mucosal morphology during endoscopic observation of the gastrointestinal tract.  NBI-related presentations at DDW include:

Sunday, May 18, 2008

Time

Session Info

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM      San Diego Convention Center, New Image Technology                      
8:00 AM

S1423. High-Definition White Light Verses High-Contrast Narrow Band Imaging™ in the Prediction of Colon Polyp Histology Using Standard Endoscopes: An in-Vivo Study
Sanjay Sikka, Daniel A. Ringold; Sreenivasa .S Jonnalagadda; Gregory S. Sayuk; Baskar Banerjee

8:00 AM

S1435. Does Sequential Examination of the Colon with White Light Endoscopy Followed By Narrow Band Imaging™ Increase Yield of Dysplasia in Patients with Long Standing Inflammatory Bowel Disease?
Amit Rastogi, Sharad Mathu;, Krishna Pondugula; Schin Wani; Peggy Callahan; Ajay Bansal; John Keighley; Prateek Sharma

8:00 AM

 

S1436. Clinical Usefulness of NBI Magnification in Routine Colonoscope Examination
Yuko Hiraga, Siro Okamoto; Hideyuki Shima; Kanji Kodama; Shuji Yamaguchi; Naomi Sasaki

3:30-4:00 PM

Olympus Booth Lecture:
“Narrow Band Imaging – A Practical Look at Key Findings.” by Dr. Jonathan Cohen



Time

Session Info

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM      San Diego Convention Center, New Diagnostic Technology               

8:00 AM

S1394. Efficacy of Narrow Band Imaging™ Magnification for Microvessel Pattern of Colorectal Lesions. 
Keita Sasajima, Takao Ohshima; Yukio Saitou; Naomi Uemura


Monday, May 19, 2008

Time

Session Info- Distinguished Abstract Plenary

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM     San Diego Convention Center, Enhanced Endoscopic Imaging Including
                                     Chromoendoscopy

8:00 AM

367. A prospective Randomized Back-to-Back Trial Comparing Narrow Band Imaging™  to Conventional Colonoscopy for Adenoma Detection.
Seth Gross, Anna Buchner; John Cangemi; Herbert Wolfesn; Kenneth DeVault; Julia Crook; Michael Picco; David Loeb; Timothy Woodward; Massimo Rainmondo; Michael Wallace.

11:30-12:00 PM

Olympus Booth Lecture:
“Narrow Band Imaging In Colonoscopy.” by Dr. Douglass Rex



Time

Session Info

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM      San Diego Convention Center, Esophageal Neoplasia                         

8:00 AM

M1340. Novel Optical Imaging Techniques for Diagnosis of Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma- a Prospective Case Study On Detection of Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinomas Using NBI Compared with AFI
Haruhisa Suzuki, Yutaka Saito; Ichiro Oda; Tsuyoshi Kikuchi; Shinsuke Kiriyama; Shuusei Fukunaga



Time

Session Info

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM      San Diego Convention Center, Barrett’s Esophagus Screening, Surveillance

8:00 AM

M1296. Autofluorescence Endoscopy Is Inferior to White Light Endoscopy for Detection of Dysplasia/ Cancer in Barrett’s Esophagus Surveillance. 
Gary Falk, Mary Oldenburgh; Lynn Schoenfield; Rocio Lopez


Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Time

Session Info

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM      San Diego Convention Center, Colorectal Neoplasia                           

8:00 AM

W1511. Comparative Study of Conventional Colonoscopy and Pan-Colonic Narrow Band Imaging™  in the Detection of Neoplastic Colonic Polyps: a Randomized, Controlled Trial
Takuya Inoue, Mitsuyuki Murano; Nako Murano; Takanori Kuramoto; Ken Kawakami; Yosuke Abe; Eijiro Morita; Ken Toshina; Yutaro Egashira; Eiji Umegaki; Kazuhide Higuchi

8:00 AM

W1545. The Diagnosis of Colorectal Lesions with Magnifying Narrow Band Imaging™ (NBI)
Yoshiki Wada, Hiroshi Kashida; Nobunao Ikehara; Kunihiko Wakamura; Ken-ichi Mizuno; Shigeharu Hamatani; Shin-ei Kudo

11:30 - 12:00 PM

Olympus Booth Lecture:
“Narrow Band Imaging and Squamous Cell Carcinoma.” by Dr. Manabu Muto

2:00 - 2:30 PM

Olympus Booth Lecture:
“Targeting Biopsies with Narrow Band Imaging.” by Dr. Herbert Wolfson

Single Balloon Enteroscope

The SBE is designed to provide physicians with increased efficiencies for the examination and treatment of the small bowel while allowing physicians and hospitals to maintain high-quality patient care. The SBE is part of Olympus’ new EnteroPro brand, which has been established for Olympus products designed for use in the small bowel. SBE-related presentations at DDW include:

Monday, May 19th, 2008

Time

Session Info

10:30-11:00 AM

Olympus Booth Lecture:
“Balloon Enteroscopy in a World of Efficiencies; They Like it – You Will Like It.” by Dr. Christopher Gostout


Tuesday, May 20th, 2008

Time

Session Info

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM     San Diego Convention Center, Small Bowel Enteroscopy                    

8:00 AM

T1655. Observation and Treatment of Small Bowel Diseases Using Single Balloon Endoscope.
Kazuo Ohtsuka, Hiroshi Kashida; Kenta Kodama; Jun-ichi Ukegawa; Hiroshi Kanie; Ken-ichi Mizuno; Yui Kudo; Orie Takemura; Shin-ei Kudo

12:00 - 12:30 PM

Olympus Booth Lecture:
“Single Balloon Enteroscopy: Singularly Ready for Prime Time.” by Dr. Patrick Okolo

Wednesday, May 21th, 2008

Time

Session Info

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM     San Diego Convention Center, Small Bowel Enteroscopy                    

8:00 AM

W1494. First Experiences with the Olympus Single Balloon Enteroscopy System. 
Lars Helmstaedter, Dirk Hartmann; Axel Eickhoff; Juergen Riemann

Multibending Scope (M-Scope)

Olympus’ “M” scope addresses the need for improved access. This two-channel scope adds a second proximally bending segment that is operated from a separate set of dials at the endoscope handle. M scope-related presentations at DDW include:

Tuesday, May 20th, 2008

Time

Session Info

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM      San Diego Convention Center, ERCP New Technology

8:00 AM

T1504. The Usefulness of Multibending Scope for Selective Cannulation During ERCP in Patient with a Billroth II Gastrectomy.
 Hyun Cheol Koo, Jong Ho Moon; Hyun Jong Choi; Bong Min Ko; Yound Koog Cheon; Su Jin Hong; Young Doek Cho; Joon Seong Lee; Moon Sung Lee; Chan Sup Shim

Wide-Angle Colonoscopy

Olympus’ CF-Q180A wide-angle video colonoscope provides an unprecedented 170-degree field of view. This, combined with Narrow Band Imaging™ provides doctors with sharper images and better contrast, which in turn may help them to better observe lesions in the colon. Wide-angle related presentations at DDW include:

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Time

Session Info

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM      San Diego Convention Center, Colorectal Neoplasia                           

8:00 AM

W1539. Wide-Angle Colonoscopy Significantly Improves Polyp Detection Rate. 
J. Harringsma, Lieke Hol; M.E. Leerdam van; E. J. Kuipers



Additional Olympus Booth Lectures

Sunday, May 18, 2008

Time

Olympus Booth Lectures

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM      San Diego Convention Center, Exhibit Hall Booth 3332                     

12:30 - 1:00 PM

“Advanced Imaging in Barrett’s Esophagus.”  by Dr. Prateek Sharma

 1:00 - 1:30 PM

“V System in ERCP.” by Dr. Ram Chuttani

 1:30 - 2:00 PM

“A New Experience in Capsule Endoscopy.” by Christopher Gostout

 2:30 - 3:00 PM

“Applications in Hemostasis.” by Dr. Paul Akerman

 3:00 - 3:30 PM

“V-System in ERCP.” by Dr. Thomas Savides

 4:00 - 4:30 PM

“Outpatient Endoscopy ASCs.” by Dr. Brian Hudes

 4:30 - 5:00 PM

“Applications in Hemostasis.” by Dr. John Martin


Monday, May 19, 2008

Time

Olympus Booth Lectures

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM      San Diego Convention Center, Exhibit Hall Booth 3332                     

12:00 – 12:30 PM

“V-System in ERCP.”  by Dr. Jeffery Lee

12:30 - 1:00 PM

“Performance Indicators.” by Dr. Irving Pike

 1:00 - 1:30 PM

“Stone Management in ERCP.” by Shou-Jiang Tang

 1:30 - 2:00 PM

“V-System in ERCP.” by Dr. Stuart Sherman

 2:00 - 2:30 PM

“V-System in ERCP.” by Dr. Guiseppe Alperti

 2:30 – 3:00 PM

“Progress with the EndoWorks Reporting System.” by Dr. Peter Cotton

 3:00 - 3:30 PM

“Endoscopic Mucosal Resection.” by Dr. Greg Haber

 3:30 - 4:00 PM

“ERCP Quality Network Benchmarking Experience.” by Dr. Peter Cotton

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Time

Olympus Booth Lectures

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM      San Diego Convention Center, Exhibit Hall Booth 3332                     

10:30 - 11:00 PM

“Lung Cancer Staging with EUS and EBUS.”  by Dr. Mohamad Eloubeidi

11:00 - 11:30 PM

“Advances in ERCP.” by Dr. Todd Baron


For more information, contact Lisa Koen, GolinHarris, at (917) 273-1944 or lkoen@golinharris.com, or Megan Longenderfer, Olympus America, at (484) 896-5579 or Megan.Longenderfer@olympus.com