Ohmega R ambulatory Impedance and pH recording to assist in the Diagnosis of GERD
What is Impedance?
Impedance can be used to assist in detecting GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease) and distinguish acid and weakly acidic refluxes causing symptoms.
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease is caused by the reflux of gastric contents into the esophagus. Typical patient symptoms are heartburn, regurgitation, and chest pain. These patient groups are often on PPI medication, but non-acidic reflux can still cause symptoms.
Traditional pH recording records only acidic pH reflux episodes. Impedance-pH detects both acidic and non-acidic reflux episodes.
Combined Impedance-pH recording is clinically useful in the evaluation of symptoms under PPI therapy, as well as for hoarseness, unexplained cough, and applications of particular interest.
The Ohmega is a small and lightweight ambulatory system which combines Impedance recording and pH recording.
Ohmega detects reflux activity using Impedance and categorizes these reflux episodes as acidic or non-acidic (weakly acidic), using traditional pH measurement. Gas and mixed liquid/gas reflux episodes are analyzed as well.
Traditional pH recording only records acidic pH reflux episodes. Impedance-pH detects both acidic and non-acidic reflux episodes. Combined Impedance-pH recording is clinically useful in the evaluation of symptoms under PPI therapy, as well as for hoarse-ness, unexplained cough, and applications of particular interest .
The Virtual Instructor Program helps to complete the procedure successfully with minimal training. Bluetooth capabilities make it possible to view and check data on a computer monitor while recording. The intelligent symptom analysis software quantifies reflux episodes quickly and simply.
State-of-the-Art Features and Functionality
Online view of data recording with Bluetooth technology
High-quality signal recording can be verified before the patient leaves the clinic
Intelligent symptom analysis software quantifies reflux episodes quickly and provides information about the correlation between symptoms and events
Seamless Built-In Virtual Instructor Program
Comprehensive and user-friendly, it guides you through each reflux measurement procedure
Requires minimal training, saving time and money while allowing more focus on the patient
Successfully complete esophageal reflux measurement in six steps
Impedance Contour Plot for fast and easy analysis
Power: 1x AA battery
Dimensions: 2.7 cm x 8.8 cm x 12.9 cm (1.1 in x 3.5 in x 5.1 in)
Weight: 0.2 kg (0.4 lbs.) incl. battery
Impedance Channels: Up to 12
pH Channels: 4 Antimony
LES Locator: Yes
Pressures: Up to 4
Data Transmission: USB/Bluetooth®
Impedance Sample Rate: 50 Hz"
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