Category: Pentax ED-3490TK

Contamination of Flexible Endoscopes and Associated Infections: A Comprehensive Review and Analysis of FDA Adverse Event Reports

This review analyzed more than 10,000 medical device reports submitted to FDA since 2014 describing the contamination of a flexible endoscope.

A Duodenoscope Has Been Linked to ‘Probable Transmission’ of a Colistin-Resistant Superbug In January, the FDA had issued a safety alert reporting a "design issue" with the endoscope "that could increase the risk of patient infection."

December 8, 2017 (2:46 pm) — A duodenoscope has been linked, possibly for the first time, to the “probable transmission” of a uniquely resistant type of superbug, I have learned. This incident is…