AGA Shark Tank 2021: A Simple Design Survives

May 13, 2021

Dr. Toufic Kachaamy, Cancer Treatment Centers of America Interventional Program Specialist & Medical Director of Gastroenterology at CTCA Phoenix, was recently selected by the American Gastroenterological Association as winner of the 2021 AGA Shark Tank pitch competition for his Sure Access Needle invention. This EUS-guided access needle is a simple device that overcomes a longstanding challenge presented by endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP): biliary access.

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