Gastroenterology

Ambu believes that sterile single-use gastrointestinal endoscopy solutions should perform like conventional ones, only with the added advantages of increased availability and improved patient safety.

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Marietta Memorial Hospital: The Switch to Single-Use Duodenoscopes

Watch our video series where Dr. Juan Tejada discusses why his facility fully converted to the single-use Ambu aScope Duodeno. Among the many reasons are the single-use duodenoscope’s ability to prevent complications related to cross-contamination, reprocessing, and supply.

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Facts and figures

Duodenoscope Calculator
To calculate the costs savings on moving from reusable to single-use duodenscopes, take advantage of our duodenoscope calculator.
 

Infection control
Get facts and figures behind the risk of patient cross-contamination when using GI endoscopes. Also, learn about three of the main challenges related to reprocessing reusable scopes and how they can affect your work.
Learn about infection control in gastroenterology

Evidence

 

15% of duodenoscopes found to be contaminated despite reprocessing (Rauwers 2018, GUT)
Read article on BMJ Journals

Duodenoscopes used to perform ERCP implicated in infection outbreaks (Kim et al., 2016, GIE)
Read abstract on GIE

 

Existing manufacturer-recommended HLD inadequate  (Ross et al., 2015, GIE)
Read abstract on GIE Journal

Download and read our survey results poster where gastroenterologists say they would convert 50% of their ERCP procedures to single-use
Read poster
 

 

SingleUseEndoscopy.com Articles

Resources from around the web

Monthly newspaper for GI professionals
gastroendonews.com

aScope™ Duodeno TPT Payments
payment guide

Navigate a rapidly changing GI endoscopy landscape. 
Single-Use Endoscopy by Ambu USA

 

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