A cost-effective alternative to reusable duodenoscopes
Dr. Kenneth Binmoeller
Dr. Kenneth Binmoeller discusses his thoughts on all costs involving duodenoscopes, including additional expenses and real-world costs associated with reusable scopes.
Professor Alessandro Repici
Duodenoscope costs: What is right for your hospital?
Professor Alessandro Repici talks about the hidden costs of reusable duodenoscopes and how to evaluate the cost of single-use scopes in your hospital.
The hidden costs of reprocessing
The basic reprocessing steps for reusable duodenoscopes steps include pre-cleaning, leak testing, manual cleaning, visual inspection, high-level disinfection and drying. But in practice, there can be more than 100 distinct steps that are labor-intensive and introduce the opportunity for contamination. With EXALT Model D Single-Use Duodenoscope, you can reduce the risk of infection due to reusable scope cross-contamination, increase efficiency and enable your staff to focus on other tasks.