Category: Endoscopic / Arthroscopic
Endoscopic / Arthroscopic
Olympus issues an urgent safety advisory on cleaning the endoscopes implicated in lethal 'superbug' outbreaks across the country.
Olympus faces another lawsuit over a 'superbug' infection allegedly caused by 1 of its endoscopes.
A patient infected with a drug-resistant 'superbug' at a Los Angeles hospital sues Olympus, the maker of the endoscope that allegedly caused the infection.
(Reuters) — A 76-year-old man infected with a drug-resistant "superbug" at a Los Angeles hospital has sued the manufacturer of a medical device that allegedly caused the illness in the 5th lawsuit related to the bacterial outbreak at the facility, his attorney said yesterday.
The FDA today released new guidance covering reusable medical devices like the endoscopes linked to several deadly outbreaks of so-called 'superbug' hospital-acquired infections.
The FDA today issued new guidance for makers of reusable medical devices like the endoscopes linked to a rash of deadly "superbug" infections.
The FDA's gastroenterology & urology devices advisory panel is slated to meet in May to review the recent, deadly outbreak of hospital-acquired infections from endoscopy procedures.
(Reuters) — The FDA said an advisory panel is slated to discuss the transmission of "superbug" infections through endoscopy procedures in U.S. hospitals.
A federal appeals court upholds the dismissal of a patent infringement lawsuit brought by Cygnus Medical against Steris and Medtrica.
The widow of a patient who died after being infected with E. coli by an Olympus endoscope is suing the hospital and the company for wrongful death.