Entries by KG-Endosound


EndoSound and AdaptivEndo Partner to Revolutionize Endoscopy with Groundbreaking Technologies

EndoSound and AdaptivEndo sign letter of intent to expedite innovation in endoscopy. Jointly completed first milestone animal trial including use of the first-ever simultaneous EUS/ERCP device. Collaboration will provide even safer options and more accessible solutions for patient and healthcare providers. PORTLAND, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–EndoSound, a pioneer in endoscopic ultrasound technology (EUS), and AdaptivEndo, a leader […]


Cancer Care in the ASC— Taking Back Control

Patient preference for comfortable, easy-access cancer care driving trend to outpatient settings A full range of emotions can come with a cancer diagnosis. One of the most common? Loss of control. In the wake of this difficult medical news, it’s hard for many not to feel defined by their illness. Appointments and tests start to […]

EndoSound Announces Initial Closing of its Series A Financing

EndoSound Inc., a privately held medical device company developing an endoscopic ultrasound platform to diagnose and treat diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, today announced the initial closing of its Series A round financing. The round is being led by GEO Medtech Venture Fund, a leading healthcare venture capital firm that invests in transformative medical technology, […]

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How to Establish an Effective EUS Practice

A patient with unexplained, chronic abdominal pain has struggled for months to find the cause of his discomfort. His physicians suspect something serious, and order an endoscopic ultrasound for further examination. Without a local option for care, the man is stuck waiting months for an appointment and must travel hours for the advanced endoscopic procedure. […]


Endosound included in Becker’s “5 GI device companies to watch in 2023”!

From Beckers GI & Endoscopy Claire Wallace – Wednesday, February 8th, 2023  As the gastroenterology device market continues to grow, here are five companies poised to take over the market in 2023. EndoSound, Iterative Health, Medtronic, FujiFilm, and Motus GI At the beginning of 2023, EndoSound, a newer player in the GI space, received an investment from the American Gastroenterological […]

EndoSound® Receives Investment From AGA’s GI Opportunity Fund

Portland, OR – EndoSound®, Inc., an Oregon-based medical device innovator developing technologies that enhance access, reduce cost, and increase the safety of endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) procedures, announced that the company received an investment from the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), AGA’s new venture capital fund, GI Opportunity Fund 1. “AGA’s commitment to driving innovation expanded through our […]


ASCs, the Benefits of Physician Ownership

Two physicians opened the first ambulatory surgical center (ASC) in 1970 in Phoenix, Arizona to create a workplace where they could call the shots. For the first time, physicians were in control of everything from scheduling to the types of medical equipment purchased. While many ASCs remain independent (100 percent physician-owned) like the very first […]

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The Role Payors Play in Where Patients Seek Care

There are many factors to consider when deciding where to seek care for patients needing a routine or advanced endoscopic procedure. Perhaps it’s urgency for diagnostic or therapeutic care, the ability to travel, a desired physician to see, the convenience of available appointment times, or simply going to the first place found on Google. But […]

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Adding EUS to your practice.  What are the benefits?

The first experimental endoscopies were performed on sword swallowers – those who had the skills to allow long tubes down their throats without causing harm to their bodies. Today, no such patient skills are required to undergo an endoscopy, thankfully. And with advancements in imaging technology, patients can wake up to view images directly from […]


Exploring EUS Competency and Training Opportunities

It is estimated between 60 and 70 million people in the U.S. are affected by digestive diseases and gastrointestinal endoscopy has played an increasingly major role in management of those disorders. While safer than, and often preferable to, invasive surgery, endoscopic procedures ranging from routine colonoscopy to more advanced procedures like endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) and […]