FDA recommends single-use bronchoscopes

The FDA update follows new recommendations from the American Lung Association for the treatment of covid-19.

Photo: Ambu PR

In an update, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommends using single-use bronchoscopes, for example those sold by Ambu, instead of reusable bronchoscopes.

"Consider using a single-use bronchoscope in situations where there is increased risk of spreading infection or when there is no support for immediate reprocessing of the bronchoscope," writes the FDA.

Read the whole article

Get 14 days free access.
No credit card required.

An error has occured. Please try again later.

Get full access for you and your coworkers.

Start a free company trial today

More from MedWatch

CHMP recommends nine new drugs, rejects one

Roche and Biogen are among the companies that have received recommendation for approval from the European Medicines Agency's committee (CHMP) at its September meeting. One Pfizer drug was the sole candidate to be rejected.

CEO at WSA: No clarity on EQT exit plans yet

The time horizon for the venture fund EQT's investment in WS Audiology should be ending soon, but according to Group CEO Eric Bernard, there is no clarity on when the potential changes might occur.

Further reading

Related articles

Trial banner

Latest news

See all jobs