Device Recalls

A Bronchoscope is Linked Again in the U.S. to an Outbreak of the Feared ‘CRE’ Superbug Is enough being done to improve safety? The recall of several bronchoscope models is also discussed.

October 1, 2018 (updated: Oct. 5, 2018; edited: Oct. 8, 2020) — A bronchoscope’s use has been linked again to a…

The Redesigned Olympus Duodenoscope Has Been Linked to a ‘Superbug’ Cluster The device's original design was recalled in January 2016 amid concerns about its safety.

March 21, 2017 (9:58 pm ET) — A “corrected” duodenoscope design introduced last year by the manufacturer to replace a recalled device has…