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Pentax rejects Ambu's claims of head start

The pandemic has created a market frenzy for single-use bronchoscopes. Pentax Medical denies that Ambu has a head start over its closest international rivals.

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According to Pentax Medical, the pandemic has accelerated the demand for medical products that can be used without the risk of infection, increasing the competition on the global market for single-use endoscopes.

Gerald Bottero, president of the Japanese Pentax Medical, one of the closest competitors to Danish firm Ambu, writes the following in an email to MedWatch:

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