“Superbugs Be Gone: New FDA clearance for Terminal Endoscope Sterilization“ — 2020
- Dr. Muscarella discusses the use of ethylene oxide gas to sterilize duodenoscopes.
“Running Out of Runway: Building a Case for a Paradigm Shift In Endoscope Reprocessing” — 2019 (CE Approved)
- Dr. Muscarella discusses his new paradigm for processing reusable flexible endoscopes, along with the risk of “superbug” infections associated with different types. Whereas one type of flexible endoscope may demand sterilization now due to the infection risk, a facility might forgo the sterilization of another type, for now, until it becomes more practical.
Many more coming in 2021 to a radio near you … Stay tuned.