FDA is Investigating Reports of Infections Associated with Reprocessed Urological Endoscopes


Agency is taking action to remind health care providers about the proper way to clean certain devices for reuse   Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced it is investigating numerous medical device reports (MDRs) describing patient infections and other possible contamination issues associated with reprocessing urological endoscopes, including cystoscopes, ureteroscopes and cystourethroscopes—devices used to view and access the urinary tract….

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