Safety Risk: Duodenoscope Reprocessing

An article published by the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) on May 20, 2015 acknowledges the safety risk associated with duodenoscope reprocessing. Multidrug-resistant infections associated with reprocessed duodenoscopes has impacted more than one hundred patients, with the risk of involving even more. On May 15, the majority of members of the Gastroenterology…