Cost and Performance Analysis of Single-Use vs. Reusable Laryngoscopes

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A study found the Ambu® aScope™ 4 RhinoLaryngo superior in set up and convenience and better overall than reusable competitors. The Ambu device also offered comparable performance to reusables in ergonomics and maneuverability and was found to be more cost effective.

Med-Tech Podcast Explores Future of Single-Use Endoscopy

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Executives with Boston Scientific Corp. and Ambu A/S discuss how technology improvements make single-use endoscopes as effective as reusable devices but without the infection risk – and how to win over clinicians loyal to reusable scopes.

Alternatives to Bronchoscope Reprocessing Make More than Just Financial Sense

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A variety of policies, practices and products at hospitals makes it difficult to ensure that bronchoscope reprocessing is done correctly and in a timely manner, every time. Alternatives are not only economical but critical to improving quality and ensuring patient safety.

Duodenoscope Calculator Breaks Down ERCP Procedural Costs

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Costs will vary by institution, based on equipment used, reprocessing methods and number of annual procedures.