Endoscope Damage: A Review of the Medical Literature (Part 2)

This article by Lawrence F Muscarella, PhD, discusses whether 2% glutaraldehyde formulations and peracetic acid solutions, either of which may be used to achieve high-level disinfection, might cause damage to immersed flexible endoscopes, including gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopes. This article —...

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Endoscope Damage: Could 2% Glutaraldehyde be to Blame? (Part 1)

This article by Lawrence F Muscarella, PhD, discusses whether 2% glutaraldehyde formulations and peracetic acid solutions, either of which may be used to achieve high-level disinfection, might cause damage of immersed flexible endoscopes. This article is based on a more...

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History of the STERIS System 1: A Detailed Review

September 18, 2013 — This article discusses the history of the STERIS System 1 Liquid Chemical Processor and its de facto recall (by the Food and Drug Administration). Click here to learn about a program that Dr. Muscarella designed for...

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