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Category: Past Educational Sessions

Presenter:  David Wood, ConMed Canada

2011-03-30

Endoscope reprocessing is a key component in the life of an endoscope. Though reprocessing techniques are designed to reduce risks of cross-contamination cleaning and disinfection are also often the cause for endoscope failure. The goal of this session is to review present market disinfection methods and standards while proposing preventive measures which can ensure reduced endoscope failure. Endoscope standards such as ISO 15883, leak testing, manual cleaning, automatic and manual disinfection and endoscope storage will be discussed...