Hygiene Commitment

PENTAX Medical strives to continuously improve patient safety and infection prevention in endoscopy. That’s why we are continually innovating products, optimizing processes, and integrating feedback from the market.

By offering solutions like the DEC™ Duodenoscope and the PlasmaTYPHOON and PlasmaBAG System, we are reinforcing our strong commitment to these vital topics. But real change comes from understanding the landscape – and reshaping it. Which is why improved hygiene and safety are the pillars that support all our research and development.

We work closely with experts for market insight to ensure that all products are directly based on their needs. Then we innovate for even better clinical outcomes – because a commitment is nothing without action.

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Latest innovation

PENTAX Medical Europe launches premium solution PlasmaTYPHOON+ 


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FDA Recommends Transition to Duodenoscopes with Innovative Designs

The FDA believes the best solution to reducing the risk of disease transmission by duodenoscopes is through innovative device designs that make reprocessing easier, more effective, or unnecessary.
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Making endoscopy safe and sustainable

European Hospital spoke with two experts at Pentax Medical about challenges in product development, striking the balance between hygiene and sustainability, and the value of training.
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Interview: International Hospital speaks to PENTAX Medical about their new focus on ‘Power of Choice’

International Hospital’s Twan Heesakkers speaks to Harald Huber, Global VP for Product and Category Management at PENTAX Medical, about the company’s new single-use bronchoscope, what they are focusing on this year and the ‘Power of Choice’.
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Recap video: PENTAX Medical Hygiene Event 2022

Exclusive footage from the PENTAX Medical Hygiene Event, held on March 1st 2022, on Patient Safety, Hygiene and Sustainability in endoscopy.
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Patient safety, Hygiene and Sustainability: Discussing solutions for today's challenges in endoscopy

PENTAX Medical is hosting their second online event, during which four key experts in the field will discuss today's challenges in endoscopy. The speakers will reflect on topics such as the Power of Choice in bronchoscopy, the importance of endoscope drying, the necessity and value of training, and sustainable endoscopy. Read more


PENTAX Medical Europe launches premium solution PlasmaTYPHOON+

PENTAX Medical Europe, a leading company in the endoscopic field, has obtained a CE mark for its new single-use bronchoscope – the PENTAX Medical ONE Pulmo. This innovative product provides high quality care without compromise in pulmonary care. The PENTAX Medical ONE Pulmo is a single-use bronchoscope with superior suction power and HD image quality.
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Designed for PENTAX Medical 

Flexible endoscopes are still among the most complex medical devices. Maintaining the product quality is crucial, and requires using dedicated PENTAX Medical endoscope accessories. Our engineers’ dedication to the assurance of our endoscopes’ quality and optimal hygiene levels has resulted in specific hygiene-related products. They follow the DESIGNED FOR PENTAX Medical rationale to support you in:

  • Increasing confidence in the safety of the reprocessing outcome
  • Fulfilling compliance within hygiene departments
  • Control risk of infection and cross-contamination 

PENTAX Medical supports you with cleverly engineered technology and dedicated services. Welcome to a world where you will always find smart and sophisticated answers to your daily challenges.

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Hygiene is an important concern as it relates to patient’s safety. Hospitals have the task to ensure a safe environment.

Ulrike Beilenhoff, Former President ESGENA