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Simplify Sampling in the ICU with the Ambu aScope BronchoSampler
A Journey to Safer Bronchoscopy: Making Sense of the New FDA Safety Alert
Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at 6pm ET | 3pm PT
Dr. Hudson Garrett Jr. will discuss the clinical implications of the recent FDA Safety Alert regarding reusable bronchoscopes.
GI Panel Discussion: Duodenoscope Advances to Reduce Infectious Transmission
Three physicians discuss their first-hand experience with the latest innovations in duodenoscope technology.
Technician cleaning surgical equipment.

Prevention Challenges

Webinar discusses unique risks to reprocessing personnel posed by the spray of dangerous chemicals and potentially contaminants during disinfection of endoscopes.

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is one of the most common MDROs found on GI endoscopes.

Preventing Infection

Guest speakers at Digestive Disease Week 2021 discussed latest research on antimicrobial resistant bacteria and risk for GI endoscopy patients.

Emerging Technologies

Findings relating to cost-effectiveness, patient satisfaction, and productivity all justified the switch.

Preventing Infection

One missed close contact and the failure to strictly adhere to mask mandates resulted in nearly 10 percent of the department becoming infected.

A Doctor

Preventing Infection

At the recent Becker’s Hospital Review 11th Annual Meeting, Dr. James Horowitz shared his thoughts on the value of single-use bronchoscopes based, in part, on his experience on the front line of a busy New York City hospital early in the pandemic.

UF Department of Radiation Oncology Praises Single-Use Scopes

Performing Procedures

The University of Florida’s radiation oncology department now uses single-use rhinolaryngoscopes to diagnose and treat head and neck cancers.

New podcast on public health

Prevention Challenges

The first three episodes discuss device-related infections traced back to flexible endoscopes, reprocessing challenges, and the potential for patient cross-contamination.

Ambu

Emerging Technologies

The authors of a May study investigated worldwide market readiness of single-use flexible cystoscopes through a survey of urologists and procurement managers in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, Japan, and the United States.

FDA Adds New Guidance for Reusable Bronchoscopes

Preventing Infection

The update to a safety communications first issued in 2015 calls for sterilization of reusable bronchoscopes and using single-use devices on immunocompromised patients.

VIDEOS
UROLOGY
Dr. Srinivas Vourganti Performs Difficult Catheter Placement with the aScope 4 Cysto
GASTROENTEROLOGY
The True Cost of Reusable Duodenoscopes
WEBINAR

Performing Bronchoscopy in Times of COVID-19