FDA Clears First Duodenoscope With Disposable Distal Cap

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared the first duodenoscope with a disposable distal cap, a new feature that will improve access for cleaning and reprocessing. The Pentax ED34-i10T model duodenoscope is intended to provide visualization and access to the upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract to treat bile duct disorders and other upper GI problems.

 

Source: ASCA/FDA

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