Key clinical point: A single-use duodenoscope may reduce the risk of endoscopy-related infection while maintaining a high level of user satisfaction.
Major finding: Median overall satisfaction score was 9 out of 10.
Study details: A multicenter case series study involving 73 patients who underwent roll-in maneuvers or endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) with a single-use duodenoscope.
Disclosures: The study was funded by Boston Scientific. The investigators reported additional relationships with Medtronic, Ethicon/Torax, CapsoVision, and others.
Muthusamy V et al. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2019 Oct 11. doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2019.10.052.