Advanced EUS Guided Tissue Acquisition


Participants will be instructed on the safe and effective use of Olympus EUS technology through didactic, live-case observation and hands-on education sessions. This program includes advanced EUS applications.

Agenda will include:

  • Didactic Presentation
  • Device Demonstration
  • Hands-On Educational Sessions
  • Live case observation

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

  • The safe and effective use of Olympus EUS processors, scopes and needles
  • The clinical considerations and treatment for complex cases
  • The 13 variables to consider for advanced tissue acquisition.

Technologies used:

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


  • Trained in EUS and have been practicing for 3 to 5 years
  • Performed a minimum of 500 EUS procedures


September 20, 2019
UC Irvine

February 7, 2020
UC Irvine


Kenneth J. Chang, MD, FACG, FASGE

Executive Director, Comprehensive Digestive Disease Center (CDDC)
Professor and Chief, Gastroenterology & Hepatology
The Anna & Vincent Kong Endowed Chair in Endoscopic Oncology

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