Gastroenterology

Ambu believes that sterile single-use gastrointestinal endoscopy solutions should perform like conventional ones, only with the added advantages of increased availability and improved patient safety.

Familiar tools with new benefits

 

Ambu® aScope™ Duodeno
Helps you address concerns about patient cross-contamination.
 

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aScope Duodeno is pending CE mark

The Ambu® aScope™ 4 Broncho Regular 5.0/2.2 single-use bronchoscope

Colonoscopy
Ambu will launch a sterile, single-use colonoscope in 2021.

The Ambu® aScope™ 4 Broncho Regular 5.0/2.2 single-use bronchoscope

Gastroscopy
Ambu will launch a sterile, single-use gastroscope in 2021.

Facts and numbers

Infection control
Get facts and numbers behind the risk of patient cross-contamination when using GI endoscopes. Also, learn about three of the main challenges related to reprocessing reusable scopes and how they can affect your work.
Learn about infection control in gastroenterology

 

Evidence

 

15% of duodenoscopes found to be contaminated despite reprocessing (Rauwers 2018, GUT)
Read article on BMJ Journals

Duodenoscopes used to perform ERCP implicated in infection outbreaks (Kim et al., 2019, GIE)
Read abstract on BMJ Journals

 

Existing manufacturer-recommended HLD inadequate  (Ross et al., 2015, GIE)
Read abstract on GIE Journal

Scientific conference posters

UEGW
Estimated contamination rate of reprocessed gastroscopes 22.31% 
See poster

UEGW
Comparing reusable duodenoscopes to single-use duodenoscopes 
See poster

 

UEGW
Findings highlight the need to educate endoscopy staff on reprocessing to minimize cross-contamination
See poster

UEGW
How ready is Europe to adopt single-use duodenoscopes?
See poster

 

ACG
Are single-use endoscopes the future of ERCP?
See poster
Audio summary of survey
We asked 70 GI physicians about their attitudes towards single-use duodenoscopes. Get a quick breakdown of the results.
Listen now (04m12sec)

ISPOR
Estimated endoscope-related infection risk associated with reusable duodenoscopes.
See poster

 


Articles

Resources from around the web

Monthly newspaper for GI professionals
gastroendonews.com

App offering personalized medical journal feed
qxmd.com

Business, technology and procedure insights
GIEndoscopy.com by Ambu

 

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