FDA: Duodenoscopes From Three Major Companies Now Safe to Use with Updated Instructions

Patient Safety Monitor Insider

February 24, 2016

On February 19, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that reprocessing instructions for Pentax duodenoscopes had been validated and approved by the agency. The announcement means that scopes from the three major manufacturers, Olympus, Fujifilm, and Pentax, are now safe to use with their updated instructions.

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