Category: Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD)

Recommendations for the Safe and Effective Use of Ortho-phthalaldehyde

This is the third of three articles by Lawrence F Muscarella, PhD, discusses the evolution of the labeling of a medical device – namely, of the “Instructions for Use” of…

ortho-phthalaldehyde: A Tale of Three Labels

May 6, 2013 (revised 12-23-2014) — This article discusses the evolution of the labeling of a medical device — namely, of the “Instructions for Use” of Cidex OPA, which is used…

Transmission of Infection during Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

This post provides the abstract of a peer-reviewed article, co-authored by Dr. Nelson and Dr. Muscarella, entitled: “Current issues in endoscope reprocessing and infection control during gastrointestinal endoscopy.” This article…