‘Endoscopy Insights’ Podcast Launched

‘Endoscopy Insights’ Podcast Launched

ENDOSCOPY INSIGHTS PODCAST

Each episode will explore the ways different clinical and technological innovations are moving endoscopy forward while also analyzing infection control challenges and other issues facing the field.

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Infection Control Risks and Endoscopy
Endoscopy Insights Podcast
What are the challenges, and potential missteps, when it comes to reprocessing bronchoscopes, GI endoscopes and ureteroscopes? We explore these questions and more with Dr. Hudson Garrett.
FDA Investigating Reports of Infections Associated with Reprocessed Urological Endoscopes
Endoscopy Insights Podcast
The FDA is investigating “numerous” medical device reports (MDRs) describing patient infections and other possible contamination issues possibly associated with reprocessed urological endoscopes. Dr. Larry Muscarella talks about the letter to healthcare providers from the FDA.
Best Practices in Endoscope Reprocessing
Endoscopy Insights Podcast
Dr. Larry Muscarella delves into more detail on reprocessing best practices and some of the challenges therein. He also shares his key takeaways from the FDA letter — for clinicians, regulators and healthcare consumers alike.
The FDA’s Safety Communication Update for Reprocessing Bronchoscopes
Endoscopy Insights Podcast
The 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.
‘Endoscopy Insights’ Podcast Launched
Endoscopy Insights Podcast
Each episode will explore the ways different clinical and technological innovations are moving endoscopy forward while also analyzing infection control challenges and other issues facing the field.
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