Mentoring and Empowering Women in Endoscopy, Part 2
Endoscopy Insights PodcastStudies show that even as female medical graduates outnumber males in every country except Japan and Switzerland, female gastroenterologist numbers remain stagnant. Dr. Arthi Sanjeevi is working to change that, by taking a keen interest in mentoring residents.
The Economics of Cystoscopy
Endoscopy Insights PodcastThe per-procedure cost of flexible cystoscopy varies by institution and the cost-effectiveness of single-use cystoscopes could largely rely on procedural volume, according to a micro-cost analysis. Dr. Yair Lotan, is our guest on the newest episode of Endoscopy Insights and he walks us through his findings.
Navigating Career Paths and Challenges in Flexible Endoscopy
Endoscopy Insights PodcastDr. Marybeth Spanarkel suffered an injury that sent her down a new career path — educating GI endoscopists on the unique ergonomic aspects of their work. She discusses that as well as her career path and advice for female endoscopists.
The FDA’s Safety Communication Update for Reprocessing Bronchoscopes
Endoscopy Insights PodcastThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently updated a safety communication on reprocessing flexible bronchoscopes. To break down this announcement and what it means, we talked to Dr. Hudson Garrett, an infection prevention and control expert.
How Effective is Flexible Ureteroscope Reprocessing?
Endoscopy Insights PodcastWhile studies assessing the effectiveness of reprocessing on these specific scopes is limited, findings from recent research line up with recent news about other flexible endoscopes that raises patient safety concerns.