Olympus Announces New Endoscope Reprocessing Technology

CENTER VALLEY, Pa., Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Olympus, a global technology leader in designing and delivering innovative solutions for medical and surgical procedures, announced today the market availability of the OER-Elite, its next-generation automated endoscope reprocessor (AER). Cleaning and reprocessing of endoscopes between cases is vital to patient safety, and postmarket research on reprocessing endoscopes shows that automation improves the effectiveness of this process.

The OER-Elite simultaneously cleans and disinfects up to two endoscopes in 28 minutes. High-level disinfection is accomplished using Acecide-C®, a peracetic acid-based disinfectant. The system also offers a cleaning cycle, using a combination of EndoQuick alkaline detergent and ultrasonic cleaning. Research shows that this combination is the most effective way to remove foreign matter from the endoscope surface.i

For more information about the OER-Elite, visit: medical.olympusamerica.com/oer-elite

“Infection prevention is critical to patient safety. With the OER-Elite, healthcare providers have an efficient and effective means to

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