Ambu® aScope™ 3 Slim 3.8/1.2

Challenging conventions

Insufficient availability of equipment for management of the difficult airway in the OR, ER and ICU was considered among the major causative factors contributing to poor patient outcomes in the NAP4 Audit1 conducted in the UK. 

Intubation made easy -  in the OR and ER

aScope™ 3 Slim is an ultra slim, single-use, flexible videoscope that once and for all solves the problem of accessibility, simplifies set-up procedures and eliminates the need for complex cleaning procedures thus releasing valuable resources for other procedures. 

With its small outer diameter, aScope™ 3 Slim is an alternative to reusable scopes as it is suitable for a wide range of endoscopic procedures: from intubation to the placement and control of double lumen tubes and bronchial blockers in the OR. The ultra slim design makes the aScope™ 3 Slim ideal for placing an ET tube 6 mm or a DL T 2 size 37 Fr. 

When connected to the portable monitor, Ambu® aView™, a high-resolution image enables easy navigation and fast identification of anatomical landmarks. 

Enabling you to provide the best care

By switching to the single-use aScope™ 3 Slim you enhance patient safety by ensuring immediate access to a flexible videoscope and increasing opportunities for training of flexible optical intubation. 

aScope 3 Slim is suitable for

  • check Intubation
  • check Airway inspection
  • check Placing and checking of Double Lumen Tubes
  • check Placing of Bronchial Blockers
  • check Aintree® catheter

Better Patient Safety

Eliminating the risk of cross-contamination.

Choosing aScope™ 3 Slim is about enhancing patient safety and increasing productivity: It is about ensuring immediate access to a flexible videoscope, eliminating the risk of cross-contamination and increasing the opportunities for training of flexible optical intubation and bronchoscopy.

To read more detailed information about risk management associated with the aScope™ 3 system, download the Instructions For Use.

Eliminating scope infection risk

The potential infection risks associated with reusable scopes could be avoided by using single-use devices such as aScope™ 3.

Key Benefits

Instant accessibility

Always at hand when needed, saving valuable time and enhancing patient safety

High degree of usability

The portable plug-and-play system is easy to transport and set up, ready for use in no time


Eliminates repair costs as well as any limitations caused by complex reprocessing

No risk of cross-contamination

Sterility straight from the pack eliminates the risk of cross-contamination

Challenging conventional scopes

The single-use nature of aScope 3™ Slim challenges conventions in flexible airway endoscopy: It is always available, cost-efficient and sterile straight from the pack. The ultra slim design makes aScope 3™ Slim ideal for placing an ET tube ≥ 6 mm or a DLT ≥ size 37 Fr.
When connected to the aView monitor, high quality images make it easy to navigate and identify anatomical landmarks.

Clinical Studies


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Technical specifications

Bending capabilities:

130° up, 130° down

Channel average inner diameter:

1.2 mm

Insertion cord length:

600 mm

Insertion cord diameter:

3.8 mm

Distal end diameter:

4.2 mm

Min. instrument channel width:

1.2 mm

Spare parts

There are no spare parts or accessories for this product.


Supplementary Information

file_download Reach document for Medical Devices
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file_download Symbols on ambuusa.com
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file_download Rationale for Single patient use devices
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file_download aScope 3 Family Brochure.pdf
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file_download Ambu aScope 3 Slim Datasheet
(2.02 MB - pdf)

Note: US: Rx only