Germany to start registering single-use scopes – Ambu to take advantage

German health authorities will register procedures involving single-use duodenoscopes in the future. This can generate important data for manufacturers like Ambu which can be used to convince more buyers to replace reusable scopes with single-use equipment, according to the Danish medtech firm.
Photo: Ambu / PR
Photo: Ambu / PR
BY ULRICH QUISTGAARD, TRANSLATED BY NIELSINE NIELSEN

In the future German medical practitioners can register whether a single-use duodenoscope or the traditional reusable duodenoscope was applied when performing a procedure on a patient.

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