Sterilization of endoscopic instruments

  title={Sterilization of endoscopic instruments},
  author={Ravindra Bhalchandra Sabnis and Amit Satish Bhattu and Vijaykumar Mohankumar},
  journal={Current Opinion in Urology},
Purpose of review Sterilization of endoscopic instruments is an important but often ignored topic. The purpose of this article is to review the current literature on the sterilization of endoscopic instruments and elaborate on the appropriate sterilization practices. Recent finding Autoclaving is an economic and excellent method of sterilizing the instruments that are not heat sensitive. Heat sensitive instruments may get damaged with hot sterilization methods. Several new endoscopic… Expand
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