aScope 5 Broncho HD Clinical Video: Argon Plasma Coagulation (APC)
Single-Use Bronchoscopes: Ready for Prime Time
Thursday, February 16, 2023 at 7pm ET
Join Dr. Jonathan Kurman to discuss a new literature update on single-use comparison studies.
Flexible and Semi-Rigid Endoscope Processing : Applying the New AAMI ST91 Standard
This webinar discusses evidence-based approaches to implement the new standards across for both inpatient and outpatient settings.
SARS-CoV-2 has played viral muse when it comes to publication of otolaryngology articles.

Public Health

The global pandemic has boosted the volume, citations and attention for both COVID-19 and non-COVID-19-related otolaryngology journal articles.

Experts: ‘How Do We Prove Clean is Clean?’

Prevention Strategies

The only agreed-upon endoscope reprocessing standard, experts note, is to follow the manufacturers’ instructions for use — but those IFUs can contain hundreds of steps and can be impossible for staffers to follow down to the letter.

High stress and poor work-life balance top the concerns of critical care doctors responding to a recent survey.

Public Health

Although critical care doctors largely are satisfied with their jobs, they also report high job stress and low satisfaction when it comes to work-life balance, according to a new survey.

Are Advanced Practice Providers Being Used More in Urology Care?

Public Health

University of Chicago researchers scrutinized 10 years’ worth of insurance claims to better understand the growing role of advanced practice providers in urologic care.

Patients suffering from extreme emphysema show improved cardiac function with bronchoscopic lung volume reduction.

Performing Procedures

Bronchoscopic lung volume reduction can improve cardiac function and quality of life in patients suffering from extreme emphysema.

FDA Issues Warning Letters to Endoscope Manufacturer

Prevention Strategies

The agency’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health issued two warning letters to Olympus for violations including failure to adhere to medical device reporting (MDR) requirements and quality systems regulations.

Preventing Infection

Adding this step to the reprocessing process is efficient and feasible, researchers from Mayo Clinic say.

Trends to Watch in 2023: Endoscopy and Gastroenterology

Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Procedure

Expect these trends — including diversity in the GI workforce, single-use duodenoscopes, and the ongoing pandemic — to drive discussion in the field in 2023.

What Does ANSI/AAMI ST91 Mean for Endoscope Reprocessing in Your Department?

Prevention Strategies

The new updates classify high-risk endoscopes while enhancing all areas of their reprocessing.

aScope 4 Cysto Clinical Video: Bladder Diverticulum
Simplify Sampling in the ICU with the Ambu aScope BronchoSampler

The Power of Single-Use Endoscopy