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

 
The Ambu® aScope™ 4 Broncho Large 5.8/2.8 single-use bronchoscope

Duodenoscopy
Ambu will launch a sterile, single-use duodenoscope for ERCP in 2020.

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.

What is the contamination rate of reusable duodenoscopes used for ERCP?

A new abstract on the contamination rate of reusable duodenoscopes used for ERCP (Larsen et al.) has been published on the DDW website.

Read the abstract on DDW (requires login)

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Have questions? Ask one of the authors, Ambu’s own Sara Larsen, directly (requires login)

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Get a quick overview of the results

Download the poster

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

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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