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New Warnings About Contaminated Medical Scopes

Bloomberg News reports that reusable bronchoscopes may present many of the same dangers as duodenoscopes.

According to Bloomberg, the FDA has recently warned that inadequately cleaned bronchoscopes can transmit infection between patients, with 50 reported cases in 2014. Similar problems with duodenoscopes recently led to at least 13 deaths from infection.

  • Kenneth T. Lumb
    Managing Partner

    Kenneth T. Lumb joined Corboy & Demetrio as a Chicago personal injury and medical malpractice lawyer in 1995 after a tour of duty in the United States Army.  Ken was named Partner in 2015 and Managing Partner in 2019.

    As a captain in the ...

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