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Olympus Gastroscope

How Much Does a Olympus Gastroscope Cost?

05/31/2020 As one of the Leaders in the Sales and Service of Olympus Gastroscopes and Endoscopy Equipment, we at MD Endoscopy Inc. have learned that many buyers such as Gastroenterologists, Colon/Rectal Surgeons, Hospitals, Surgery Centers and Administrators are mainly concerned with the pricing of used gastroscopes and endoscopy equipment. We are asked daily.....

How Much Does a Olympus Gastroscope Cost?

What is the Olympus Gastroscope Price?

Unfortunately, the cliche "you get what you pay for" definitely pertains to this industry. With so many third-party companies emerging, we have noticed a decline in the quality.

Price is definitely important but the Quality of the Used or Refurbished Olympus Gastroscope should be paramount. Purchasing a Used or Refurbished Olympus Gastroscope should always be from a company with references, good reputation, repairs in-house, has a warranty that they stand behind and are financially secure. 

With that being said, we at MD Endoscopy would like to finally answer your question........"How much does a Olympus Gastroscope Cost?" or "What is the Olympus Gastroscope Price?"

Answer: Simply put it varies. 

The cost variables are as follows:
  • Which Series? Olympus 100, Olympus 140, Olympus 160, Olympus 180 or Olympus 190
  • Age of the Gastroscope
  • Condition of the Gastroscope
  • Our cost of acquiring and refurbishing the Gastroscope
As can be seen, the above factors dictate How much a Olympus Gastroscopes Costs and the Olympus Gastroscope Price Questions.

Now we know that isn't what you are wanting to hear or read. So here are some average prices on various Olympus Gastroscopes. 
  • Refurbished Olympus 100 Series Gastroscopes: Between $1,500.00 to $2,500.00
  • Refurbished Olympus 140 Series Gastroscopes: Between $2,500.00 to $3,750.00
  • Refurbished Olympus 160 Series Gastroscopes: Between $5,500.00 to $7,500.00
  • Refurbished Olympus 180 SD Series Gastroscopes: Between $8,500.00 to $10,500.00
  • Refurbished Olympus 180 HD Series Gastroscopes: Between $10,500.00 to $12,000.00
  • Refurbished Olympus 190 Series Gastroscopes: Between $19,950.00 to $22,500.00
We will be writing follow-up articles on the average price of each type of endoscope such as Olympus ColonoscopesOlympus SigmoidoscopesOlympus DuodenoscopesOlympus Bronchoscopes, etc.

We hope you have enjoyed reading this and if we can be of any further service, please do not hesitate to contact us. We look forward to earning your business and exceeding your expectations.
Olympus Colonoscope

How Much Does a Olympus Colonoscope Cost?

05/30/2020 As one of the Leaders in the Sales and Service of Olympus Colonoscopes and Endoscopy Equipment, we at MD Endoscopy Inc. have learned that many buyers such as Gastroenterologists, Colon/Rectal Surgeons, Hospitals, Surgery Centers and Administrators are mainly concerned with the pricing of used colonoscopes and endoscopy equipment. We are asked daily.....

How Much Does a Olympus Colonoscope Cost?

What is the Olympus Colonoscope Price?

Unfortunately, the cliche "you get what you pay for" definitely pertains to this industry. With so many third-party companies emerging, we have noticed a decline in the quality.

Price is definitely important but the Quality of what you are buying to use in your facility on your patients should be paramount. Purchasing a Used or Refurbished Olympus Colonoscope should always be from a company with references, a good reputation, does its own repairs in-house, has a warranty that they stand behind and are financially secure. 

With that being said, we at MD Endoscopy would like to finally answer your question........"How much does a Olympus Colonoscope Cost?" or "What is the Olympus Colonoscope Price?"

Answer: Simply put it varies. 

The cost variables are as follows:
  • Which Series? Olympus 100, Olympus 140, Olympus 160, Olympus 180 or Olympus 190
  • Age of the Colonoscope
  • Condition of the Colonoscope
  • Our cost of acquiring and refurbishing the Colonoscope
As can be seen, the above factors dictate How much a Olympus Colonoscopes Costs and the Olympus Colonoscope Price Questions.

Now we know that isn't what you are wanting to hear or read. So here are some average prices on various Olympus Colonoscopes. 
  • Refurbished Olympus 100 Series Colonoscopes: Between $1,500.00 to $2,000.00
  • Refurbished Olympus 140 Series Colonoscopes: Between $2,500.00 to $3,500.00
  • Refurbished Olympus 160 Series Colonoscopes: Between $4,500.00 to $5,500.00
  • Refurbished Olympus 180 SD Series Colonoscopes: Between $7,500.00 to $9,500.00
  • Refurbished Olympus 180 HD Series Colonoscopes: Between $10,500.00 to $12,000.00
  • Refurbished Olympus 190 Series Colonoscopes: Between $21,000.00 to $22,500.00
We will be writing follow up articles on the average price of each type of endoscope such as Olympus GastroscopesOlympus SigmoidoscopesOlympus DuodenoscopesOlympus Bronchoscopes, etc.

We hope you have enjoyed reading this and if we can be of any further service, please do not hesitate to contact us. We look forward to earning your business and exceeding your expectations.
Olympus Bronchoscope

How Much Does a Olympus Bronchoscope Cost?

05/29/2020 As one of the Leaders in the Sales and Service of Olympus Bronchoscopes and Endoscopy Equipment, we at MD Endoscopy Inc. have learned that many buyers such as Gastroenterologists, Colon/Rectal Surgeons, Hospitals, Surgery Centers and Administrators are mainly concerned with the pricing of used bronchoscopes and endoscopy equipment. We are asked daily.....

How Much Does a Olympus Bronchoscope Cost?

What is the Olympus Bronchoscope Price?

Unfortunately, the cliche "you get what you pay for" definitely pertains to this industry. With so many third-party companies emerging, we have noticed a decline in the quality.

Price is definitely important but the Quality of what you are buying to use in your facility on your patients should be paramount. Purchasing a Used or Refurbished Olympus Bronchoscope should always be from a company with references, good reputation, repairs in-house, has a warranty that they stand behind and are financially secure. 

With that being said, we at MD Endoscopy would like to finally answer your question........"How Much does a Olympus Bronchoscope Cost?" or "What is the Olympus Bronchoscope Price?"

Answer: Simply put it varies. 

The cost variables are as follows:
  • Which Series? Olympus 160, Olympus 180 or Olympus 190
  • Age of the Bronchoscope
  • Condition of the Bronchoscope
  • Our cost of acquiring and refurbishing the Bronchoscope
As can be seen, the above factors dictate How Much a Olympus Bronchoscopes Costs and the Olympus Bronchoscope Price Questions.

Now we know that isnt what you are wanting to hear or read. So here are some average prices on various Olympus Bronchoscopes. 
  • Refurbished Olympus 160 Series Bronchoscopes: Between $5,500.00 to $6,500.00
  • Refurbished Olympus 180 Series Bronchoscopes: Between $6,900.00 to $8,000.00
  • Refurbished Olympus 190 Series Bronchoscopes: Between $15,000.00 to $23,000.00
We will be writing follow-up articles on the average price of each type of endoscope such as Olympus GastroscopesOlympus SigmoidoscopesOlympus DuodenoscopesOlympus Colonoscopes, etc.

We hope you have enjoyed reading this and if we can be of any further service, please do not hesitate to contact us. We look forward to earning your business and exceeding your expectations.
Olympus Duodenoscope

How Much Does a Olympus Duodenoscope Cost?

05/28/2020 As one of the Leaders in the Sales and Service of Olympus Endoscopes and Endoscopy Equipment, we at MD Endoscopy Inc. have learned that many buyers such as Gastroenterologists, Colon/Rectal Surgeons, Hospitals, Surgery Centers and Administrators are mainly concerned with the pricing of used duodenoscopes and endoscopy equipment. We are asked daily.....

How Much Does a Olympus Duodenoscope Cost?

What is the Olympus Duodenoscope Price?

Unfortunately, the cliche "you get what you pay for" definitely pertains to this industry. With so many third-party companies emerging, we have noticed a decline in the quality being sold from some of these companies. 

Price is definitely important but the Quality of the Used or Refurbished Olympus Duodenoscope should be paramount. Purchasing a Used or Refurbished Olympus Duodenoscope should always be from a company with references, good reputation, repairs in-house, has a warranty that they stand behind and are financially secure. 

With that being said, we at MD Endoscopy would like to finally answer your question........"How much does a Olympus Duodenoscope Cost?" or "What is the Olympus Duodenoscope Price?"

Answer: Simply put it varies. 

The cost variables are as follows:

  • Which Series? Olympus 100, Olympus 140, Olympus 160, Olympus 180 or Olympus 190
  • Age of the duodenoscope
  • Type of duodenoscope
  • Condition of the duodenoscope
  • Our cost of acquiring and refurbishing the duodenoscope

As can be seen, the above factors dictate How much a Olympus Duodenoscopes Costs and the Olympus Duodenoscope Price Questions.

Now we know that isn't what you are wanting to hear or read. So here are some average prices on various Olympus Duodenoscopes. 

  • Refurbished Olympus 100 Series Duodenoscopes: Between $1,250.00 to $2,500.00
  • Refurbished Olympus 140 Series Duodenoscopes: Between $3,500.00 to $5,000.00
  • Refurbished Olympus 160 Series Duodenoscopes: Between $7,250.00 to $8,500.00
  • Refurbished Olympus 180 Series Duodenoscopes: Average: $15,500.00
  • Refurbished Olympus 190 Series Duodenoscopes: Just Received FDA Approval this year

We will be writing follow-up articles on the average price of each type of endoscope such as Olympus GastroscopesOlympus ColonoscopesOlympus Sigmoidoscopes, Olympus Bronchoscopes, etc.

We hope you have enjoyed reading this and if we can be of any further service, please do not hesitate to contact us. We look forward to earning your business and exceeding your expectations.

Olympus Endoscope

How Much Does a Olympus Endoscope Cost?

05/27/2020 As one of the Leaders in the Sales and Service of Olympus Endoscopes and Endoscopy Equipment, we at MD Endoscopy Inc. have learned that many buyers such as Gastroenterologists, Colon/Rectal Surgeons, Hospitals, Surgery Centers and Administrators are mainly concerned with the pricing of used endoscopes and endoscopy equipment. We are asked daily.....

How Much Does a Olympus Endoscope Cost?

What is the Olympus Endoscope Price?

Unfortunately, the cliche "you get what you pay for" definitely pertains to this industry. With so many third-party companies emerging, we have noticed a decline in the quality being sold from some of these companies.

Price is definitely important but the Quality of what you are buying to use in your facility on your patients should be paramount. Purchasing a Used or Refurbished Olympus Endoscope should always be from a company with references, good reputation, repairs in-house, has a warranty that they stand behind and are financially secure.

With that being said, we at MD Endoscopy would like to finally answer your question........"How much does a Olympus Endoscope Cost?" or "What is the Olympus Endoscope Price?"

Answer: Simply put it varies.

The cost variables are as follows:

  • Which Series? Olympus 100, Olympus 140, Olympus 160, Olympus 180 or Olympus 190
  • Age of the endoscope
  • Type of endoscope
  • Condition of the endoscope
  • Our cost of acquiring and refurbishing the endoscope

As can be seen, the above factors dictate How much a Olympus Endoscopes Costs and the Olympus Endoscope Price Questions.

Now we know that isn't what you are wanting to hear or read. So here are some average prices on various Olympus Endoscopes. 

  • Refurbished Olympus 100 Series Endoscopes: Average $1,750.00
  • Refurbished Olympus 140 Series Endoscopes: Average $2,750.00
  • Refurbished Olympus 160 Series Endoscopes: Average $5,250.00
  • Refurbished Olympus 180 SD Series Endoscopes: Average $8,500.00
  • Refurbished Olympus 180 HD Series Endoscopes: Average $10,750.00
  • Refurbished Olympus 190 HD Series Endoscopes: Average $21,750.00

We will be writing follow-up articles on the average price of each type of endoscope such as Olympus Gastroscopes, Olympus Colonoscopes, Olympus Sigmoidoscopes, Olympus Duodenoscopes, Olympus Bronchoscopes, etc.

We hope you have enjoyed reading this and if we can be of any further service, please do not hesitate to contact us. We look forward to earning your business and exceeding your expectations.

Refurbished Endoscope

MD Endoscopy Refurbished Scopes vs. New from Olympus

04/04/2020 Does your facility need to buy more endoscopes? Do you buy new from Olympus or do you save money and buy Refurbished from a third party endoscopy company (like.....MD Endoscopy)? If you ask Olympus they will tell you all kinds of horrible things about third party sales and service companies. What Olympus won't tell you is that the subpar repairs they send pictures of in their newsletters are from the worst of the worst repairs they see.

They will never show you the expert repairs and parts from most third party service companies. You can't always believe everything you read in the Olympus newletters......think about it..... how honest is Olympus when they lost a $600M scheme lawsuit and we all know about the duodenoscope super bug outbreak which killed hundreds of patients all over the US. How many of you knew that during this outbreak, Olympus decided to increase their profits even more by having a 28% price hike on new TJF-Q180V endoscopes. Profits are necessary for any business but profiting from horrific situations is unconscionable.

The business practices from the majority of third party endoscope sales and service companies like ourselves, have a very different approach at making money and its called hard work, dedication and integrity. We all know you have many options when buying scopes so we do our best to assure you receive the best quality and the most affordable scopes, repairs and equipment. If you have never purchased Refurbished endoscopes before, please give us a try and see the difference it makes in your practice. We would love to hear of your experience with third party repair companies and even any stories of Olympus.

Veterinary Endoscope

New, Used & Refurbished Veterinary Endoscopes for Sale

04/03/2020 Purchasing a veterinary endoscope can be a long process from researching the different types of endoscopes and pricing to learning to use and maintain the endoscope properly. Knowing which type of scope you need is a great start, but with so many options and compatibility needs it may be better to ask a professional. Should you purchase a new, used or refurbished endoscope? Will you need to train your staff to operate the endoscope? Many of these questions can be answered by an endoscopy equipment specialist.

Here are some general tips on what to look out for when buying an endoscope:

First, let's talk about endoscope cost. With so many different options and an industry that tends to hide their pricing this can be a difficult topic to traverse. We price our equipment based on many years of experience buying and selling. We show prices for some monthly specials on our shop page to give an idea of the cost of some endoscopy equipment. Buying refurbished is typically the lower cost alternative and you can even get a long warranty on refurbished endoscopes from MD Endoscopy, which leads to our next point.

A warranty on refurbished endoscopy equipment is typical, but the length of your warranty can vary significantly depending on the company performing the repairs. Most companies offer a one year warranty, some just a few months. Your endoscopy equipment is an expensive investment and it should typically last for more than one year, so we decided to offer a full twenty-four month warranty on refurbished endoscope purchases.

What if my broken endoscope is not covered under warranty? Contacting a reputable endoscope repair technician is the first step to diagnosing your equipment. Sending in your scope for diagnosis and repair is a simple process. You can start by submitting a repair request form online. Once you ship your scope to us it will be examined and diagnosed by one of our experts. You'll receive a repair estimate so you can choose whether to proceed with repair or consider replacement. Our repair tracking system notifies you of each update so you're never left waiting and wondering about the status of your endoscope repair.

Proper staff training is an important part of an endoscope purchase and can even prevent costly repairs in the future. You should ask your endoscope sales representative about staff training or support options provided with purchase. At MD Endoscopy we offer package deals with proper usage and staff maintanace training sessions. Contact us to ask if we will travel to your location to provide training services.

Hopefully we've helped clear up some of the questions you may have about purchasing your endoscopy equipment. For specific information on veterinary endoscopes for sale please check out our shop or contact MD Endoscopy today.

Refurbished Endoscopy Equipment

Why Buy Olympus Refurbished Endoscopy Equipment compared to New?

03/18/2020 The biggest advantage of buying a refurbished endoscope rather than a new one is the price. Typical refurbished prices can be as much as 50% less than you’d pay for a new endoscope.
 
Buying refurbished goods can also allow you to obtain an older model that may not be available from the manufacturer any longer. This can be helpful when using an older video system that may not be compatible with a newer scope. You'll want to upgrade your system over the long term in order to keep up with the latest features, and buying a discontinued model should only be done in order to extend the time available to upgrade your system.
 
Buying a refurbished system from a company that provides a good warranty can be incredibly beneficial over the long term. You will save money on the price of the refurbished system during your purchase, and are also protected from any possible issues that could arise. MD Endoscopy offers the only 24 month warranty in the industry on preowned endoscopy equipment, so you can feel comfortable buying refurbished endoscopy equipment from us!

If you're looking to save money on a used or refurbished endoscope or endoscopy system, please check out our shop or contact us with your specific needs today.
CLeaning tools for Endoscopes

Why you should properly maintain your endoscopy equipment

Maintaining your endoscopy equipment is vital to ensure that you are able to provide your patients with the very best service. Making sure that everything is properly serviced and cared for after each use will help to prevent major consequences affecting your patients.

Failure to properly maintain and clean your devices can lead to:

  • Cross Contamination: Failing to clean the device can lead to cross contamination in your patients, without thoroughly disinfecting and sanitizing your endoscopy equipment you could end up passing on deadly diseases. This is actually a major hazard when it comes to modern health technology.

  • Device failure: Not only does poor cleaning increase the risk of spreading diseases, but it can also cause your endoscopy equipment to get blocked, which results in it breaking down and malfunctioning – which can cost you significantly to either repair or entirely replace.

So how do you keep it clean?

To ensure that you are able to keep providing the very best service to your patients you need to implement a strict and clear procedure to cleaning and maintenance. This includes:

  • Keeping a dedicated space solely for the cleaning of your instruments

  • Manually clean everything as meticulously as you can

  • Keep clear records of when everything was disinfected and sanitized

  • Make sure everything is cleaned on a daily basis

  • Only use designated cleaners and disinfectants that have been designed for use on endoscopy equipment

By implementing these into your regular routine, you will be able to maximise the longevity of your equipment, ensure your patients are kept healthy and reduce the costs you spend on repair and replacing equipment.

Doctor working with endoscopy equipment

Getting Into Business With The Right Endoscopy Company

All the procedures and tests an endoscopists performs are just as important as each other. These activities are usually dependent on equipment which vary from one company to another. 
 
Like most medical equipment, endoscope and other equipment used in endoscopy will develop faults, faults that could require either a replacement or repair. The sensitive nature of this equipment means that one cannot just trust the replacement and/or repair of these to anyone. Instead, professionals are needed.
 
One such leading professional in the world of endoscopy equipment sales and endoscope repair is MD Endoscopy. Now, down to the main point, why should you make sure you go with the right endoscopy company?
 
Buy refurbished endoscopy equipment:
 
A good endoscopy professional should at the forefront of the sale of pre-owned endoscopy equipment. Instead of just being acquired and resold, these types of equipment have been checked for faults, repaired when needed and restored to optimum condition.
 
Having one of the largest stores of refurbished endoscopes and endoscopy equipment, some of the endoscopes these professionals have in store are bronchoscopes, colonoscopes, cystoscopes, duodenoscopes, gastroscopes, and ureteroscopes.
 
Expert services:
 
If you are going to need external help, it is good to be sourcing for the help of experts, who not only know what they are doing but who are also leading professionals in their field. M.D endoscope is one professional in this field of endoscopy equipment sales and endoscope repair.
 
M.D Endoscopy offers particular endoscopy equipment repair services for equipment produced by Olympus, Pentax, and Fujinon. Whether these are large-diameter gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopes such as Colonoscopes, Duodenoscopes, and Gastroscopes or are small diameter endoscopes like Bronchoscopes, Cystoscopes or Ureteroscopes, M.D Endoscopy got them covered.
 
Experience:
 
In a lot of fields, some have been present for a while and some are new entrants. The difference between these is usually the experiences the former have garnered while on the job, that the latter is yet to.
 
M.D Endoscopy has over 30 years of experience in the field of endoscopy equipment sales and endoscope repair. Over this time, the team of professionals has worked with different equipment, each with its peculiarity and requirement. The amount of knowledge amassed over this time has set M.D Endoscopy ahead of competitors.
 
Despite this timeframe, rather than being complacent and being stuck in the old ways of carrying out processes, all members of staff at M.D Endoscopy are aware of changes going on the field of science and technology and are learning about it. This knowledge is then being used to deliver the best value to customers.
 
Warranty:
 
When people are buying items, one of the things they look for is warranty coveage. M.D Endoscopy prides itself as being the only company in the industry that offers customers a 24 months warranty cover for all pre-owned endoscopes and endoscopy equipment purchase.
 
Furthermore, customers also have a 12 months warranty that covers all endoscope repairs. This repair warranty which covers endoscopes brought in for repairs is said to be the longest in the industry.
 
These warranty's help ensure that M.D Endoscopy continues to give people value for their money; especially if these errors are caused by mechanical faults, not human errors, and these occur within the warranty period.
 
Customer satisfaction:
 
Fundamental to the success and growth of every business is consumer satisfaction. If the customer is satisfied, they would not regret entrusting you with their needed repair services; they would leave personal reviews about you, refer you to other people who might need your services and/or come back to your establishment when they need to have similar needs met.
 
Buy
 
That M.D Endoscopy has endoscope and endoscopy equipment for sale shows that these are gotten from somewhere. Asides repairing and selling these, M.D Endoscopy is also involved in the purchase of these.
 
Once they have assessed the state of the item, the extent of damage done and the repairs needed on this, they then assess the acquired information. The careful consideration of this information informs the choice of whether or not to buy these items.
 
Once these are bought, the necessary repairs are carried out on them and they are then sold as refurbished endoscopes and/or endoscopy equipment. This does not go to say that all such equipment sold are refurbished as M.D Endoscopy also purchases new equipment for the benefit of users. The users then consider certain factors like cost and then make a pick between new and refurbished based on the result of these considerations.
 
Whether you have this equipment in a singular, multiple, or large quantities, M.D Endoscopy is ready to buy these. There is an especial preference for Fujinon, Olympus, and Pentax endoscopes and used endoscopy equipment, as the team of experts in M.D Endocscopy is highly versed in terms of working on these.
 
Free Quote
 
To introduce potential customers to the business, to tell them about the different items available, and to present to them the prices of each item, are reasons why a quotation is used. M.D Endoscopy is one such company, that not only sends quotes, but these quotes are also free.
 
Requesting to receive these quotes has also been simplified as one can easily fill in their details into the available section of the website. This section has been placed front and center on the website and has an engaging yet encouraging call to action.
 
M.D Endoscopy is particular about turning website visitors into customers, or at least into leads, that will eventually become customers.
 
To Wrap It Up
 
Having a business transaction with a vendor does not have to be characterized by regrets and failure to meet up with said standards. With M.D Endoscopy, one needs not to worry as these are leading professionals in the field, who are trying to ensure they professionally serve professionals.
Used endoscopy equipment

Why Purchase Used Endoscopy Equipment From M.D. Endoscopy

Used medical equipment can have pros and cons. On the one hand, the price is usually lower, which allows hospitals and offices to purchase what they need at an affordable rate. On the other hand, however, you don't always know at the time of the purchase if the equipment will function well, has been damaged, or has been improperly used or cared for. Additionally, there may be concerns about the safety of using second-hand equipment due to the risk of infection. Endoscopes and some endoscopic accessories are reprocessed prior to subsequent use. Multi-society guidelines detail the appropriate steps for reprocessing of equipment used for endoscopy, and strict adherence to such reprocessing guidelines is crucial to prevention of transmission of infection.

This is where M.D. Endoscopy comes in! We know the importance of getting quality equipment at an affordable price, and so we have been providing refurbished, warrantied endoscopes and other equipment for nearly 30 years. We buy, sell, and repair endoscopy equipment so you can have the equipment you need, from a company you can trust, and at a price you can love. We offer one of the largest inventories of refurbished endoscopes and endoscopy products in the world. We provide high quality refurbished endoscopes and equipment from manufacturers such as Olympus and Pentax. We offer the ONLY 24 month warranty in the industry.

M.D. Endoscopy will buy all Olympus, Pentax and Fujinon endoscopes and used endoscopy equipment. We buy both large diameter GI endoscopes such as Colonoscopes, Gastroscopes, Duodenoscopes, Sigmoidoscopes and small diameter endoscopes such as Bronchoscopes, Rhinolaryngoscopes, Cystoscopes, Ureteroscopes and Intubation Scopes. We purchase Video Processors, Light Sources, Monitors, Printers, Image Capture Devices, Endoscopy Accessories and Endoscope Disposables. We pay top dollar and will meet/beat any reputable companies purchase offer.

Give us a call today at: 1-800-866-ENDO (3636)

Endoscopic Disinfection Supplies

Proper Cleaning, Disinfection, and Sterilization of Endoscopic Equipment

It is essential that guidelines for thoroughly and correctly cleaning and disinfecting the endoscope are strictly adhered to. The process must be performed after every use. Familiarize yourself with and be sure to follow manufacturer and regulatory guidelines for your area when using and cleaning any endoscopy equipment.

Step 1:

Immediately upon finishing the procedure and removing the endoscope from the patient, it should be wiped down. You'll use a cloth or sponge treated with a special cleansing detergent, which needs to be sterilized or disposed of after use.

Step 2:

Bring the endoscope to the specified cleaning area, Flush it with cleaning solution until it is clear, and suction the endoscope with air, as determined by the manufacturer's instructions. Enclose the endoscope inside a container and move it to the area specified for disinfection and sterilization in a room that is completely separate from the area the procedure is performed in to minimize the risk of infection.

Step 3:

Manual cleaning is the next step in the process. Prepare a fresh solution of water and medical-grade, neutral pH detergent that is low-foaming and formulated for endoscopes and fill the basin, following the manufacturer's instructions for dilution and use. Fully submerge the endoscope in the solution, then brush all channels with a small, soft brush and non-abrasive and lint-free cleaning tools. Rinse and repeat until all visible debris has been removed. Some soaking may be required. Rinse thoroughly and use forced air to remove all water from the endoscope. Finish by drying with a soft, lint-free cloth.

Step 4:

Disinfection and sterilization is used to kill any microbes that are still present on the equipment. Follow the manufacturer's instructions in the use of these products, and test regularly for effectiveness. An automated re-processor can be used for this step, or the operation can be performed manually.
If disinfecting manually, submerge the endoscope and all removable parts in the cleaning solution. Flush this solution through all channels, with no air pockets remaining. Allow the endoscope to remain in the solution for the appropriate time.
Air should be used to purge all channels before removing the endoscope, followed by rinsing, drying, and flushing with alcohol.
In the case of automated disinfection, manually clean the endoscope prior to placing it in the machine. Follow the manufacturer's instructions to complete the full cleaning cycle from start to finish, without interruptions. If the process is interrupted, it will be necessary to start over. Small channels in some endoscopy tools may need to be reprocessed by hand if the machine cannot do so. Finally, apply a 70% isopropyl alcohol rinse cycle. This may need to be performed by hand. Carefully dry the equipment and store it appropriately to protect against contamination.

Clean Endoscopy Equipment

A Little Something to Know About Endoscopy Equipment Cleaning

Cleaning the Equipment:
1. Before your technician cleans the equipment, it is mandatory that s/he has gone through the instruction manual provided by the company.
2. They should be familiar with all the parts that form the equipment and understand how to clean each and every bit of it.
3. The endoscopic equipment needs a high level of disinfection since it is exposed to a lot of microorganisms as soon as the equipment is removed from the patient.
4. It is mandatory procedure to douse the equipment into enzymatic cleaning solution, as recommended by the manufacturers.
5. Some of the old endoscopy equipment cannot be totally immersed in water. If your endoscope did not include a manual, call the manufacturer for a copy before attempting any cleaning.

What to do after Cleaning is Complete?
After the cleaning process is complete, you have to make sure that the equipment is working properly. To do so, you will need to reduce the pressure on the air/water valve to force water through the outlet. Also reduce the pressure on the suction valve, while the tip is dipped in the cleaning solution. Alternating air and cleaning solution will remove more debris from internal layers.
1. In the newer models of the equipment, manufacturer may have provided an air water adapter. The function of this adapter is to ensure a continuous flow of air or water, through their respective channels.
2. After you have turned off the air pump, with gentle hands remove the air/water valve and attach the cleaning adapter. Then turn the air pump on, and for about 30 to 45 seconds allow air to pass through the channels. After the time has passed reduce the pressure on the valve to allow water to run through their respective channels.
3. Turn off the power for the video processor or camera, and with delicate hands detach the endoscope.
8. Wipe excess debris off endoscope with gauze sponges and enzymatic cleaning solution. If it has been recommended by the manufacturers, place a cap on top of the equipment and then carefully carry the entire kit to the re-processing area where you need to perform some more cleaning using gauze, sponges and disinfectants, in order to make it ready for the next procedure.

Clean Endoscope

What You Should Know about Cleaning Your Endoscopy Equipment

Are you caring for your endoscope equipment properly? If not, you might have to face certain consequences. At M.D. Endoscopy we know just how important it is to clean and care for your equipment properly. Learn about a few of the consequences below that you can avoid by ensuring you're following the proper cleaning methods for the types and brands of endoscopes you use in your procedures.

2 Major Consequences of Improper Cleaning

Before using an endoscope on a patient, you should be sure that it has been cleaned, disinfected, and sanitized. If you skip any steps, it could result in the following:

  • Cross-Contamination: Failing to properly clean an endoscope can result in major complications for your patients. Using an endoscope on a patient that hasn't been thoroughly disinfected and sanitized could increase the risk of passing on a deadly or disabling infection to your patients.
  • Device Failures: Not only can inadequate cleaning methods spread diseases and illnesses, but the function of the endoscopic instruments themselves can suffer as well. Instrument channels getting blocked is the most common device failure resulting from improper cleaning. When you have an malfunctioning equipment, you'll end up wasting your time and money getting it repaired.

To avoid the above, you need to ensure that you and your team are cleaning instruments properly.

The Key to Proper Cleaning

If you want to prevent infections and keep your instruments in optimal condition, you need to have a foolproof cleaning process set in place. The following are essential for infection control and prevention:

  • Having a dedicated space for cleaning the instruments
  • Cleaning endoscopes manually
  • Keeping records of the cleaning, disinfecting, and sanitizing of equipment
  • Disinfecting equipment daily even if it was cleaned and disinfected the day before
  • Using different cleaners designated for different endoscope types and brands
  • When possible, avoiding or limiting exposure to cleaners and disinfectants that could result in adverse reactions for your patients

The most important thing is making sure that you have a system in place that will keep you compliant with all regulations and minimize the risks of spreading disease as much as possible. Because the cleaning processes and cleaning solutions will differ by brand and type, you should be sure to sure to familiarize yourself and your teams with the proper procedures for each instrument.

Have specific questions about the cleaning process? Contact us today! We're happy to help you make sure you're following the right cleaning procedures.

5 Reasons to Use M.D. Endoscopy to Handle Your Endoscope Repairs

Looking for a reputable company to repair your endoscopy equipment? Look no further! We've listed a few reasons why you can trust M.D. Endoscopy to handle your repair needs.

We Repair Every Model Type

From major brands like Olympus and Pentax to brands like Fujinon, we can repair any model. We regularly fix the following:

Do you need something else repaired that's not listed above? Contact us to see if we can handle your request.

We Are Experienced

At M.D. Endoscopy, we know scopes. Our OEM repair technicians have over 35 years of combined experience repairing surgical equipment and endoscopic products. Because of our vast experience, we're able to better understand the needs of our customers.

We Provide Quality Work at Reasonable Prices

An alternative to high-priced repairs from the manufacturers, we offer fair and realistic prices. In fact, you can save 50-60% when we handle the repairs for you. In addition to our reasonable prices, we offer free repair estimates and a 50% discount on your first minor or major repair (excludes complete refurbishments).

Better yet, we offer all of this without sacrificing quality. To ensure high-quality repairs, we have skilled OEM technicians that complete a comprehensive 42-point diagnostic check before getting started.

We Have Fast Turnaround Times

We know the urgency of getting your medical equipment repaired quickly. For that reason, we offer the following turnaround times:

  • Minor repairs: Returned to you within 1-2 days
  • Major repairs: Returned to you within 3-4 days
  • Complete overhauls: Returned to you within 5-7 days

We work hard to repair your equipment so that you can get back to work quickly. We even offer loaner equipment upon request so you're not left in a lurch. If your equipment needs a complete overhaul, we even give you the loaner equipment free of charge!

We Back Our Repairs with Warranties

We're so confident in our repairs that we offer the following warranties:

  • 12-month warranty: Offered on all minor and major repairs
  • 24-month warranty: Offered when a complete overhaul has been performed

What makes our warranties special? Not only are they comprehensive, no-hassle warranties but they are the longest warranties in the industry!

Are you anxious to have us get started on your endoscope repairs? Contact us today to start taking advantage of our trouble-free repair services.

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What are the Risks of Used Endoscopy Equipment?

While many people love thrift shopping and do not mind owning second-hand items, there are just some things that should be purchased new. Amongst those is underwear, toothbrushes, and flash drives. But what about medical equipment?

Used medical equipment can have pros and cons. On the one hand, the price is usually lower and allows hospitals and offices to purchase what they need at an affordable rate. On the other hand, however, you do not always know at the time of the purchase if it will function well, has been damaged, or has been improperly used or cared for.

Find a reliable sales company when purchasing used equipment. This will ensure that you not only get the price that you want, but that the equipment will function properly as well.

M.D. Endoscopy knows the importance of getting quality equipment at an affordable price and so we have been providing refurbished, warrantied endoscopes and other equipment for nearly 30 years. We buy, sell, and repair endoscopy equipment to help you get what you need at a price that you love.

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How to Care for Medical Equipment

Modern medical equipment is sophisticated machines that are vital for the tasks that must be completed on a daily basis. While failure to operate is few and far between, when they do occur, they throw a wrench into the daily workings.

Not to mention that it is bad form for a hospital or any medical facility to have malfunctioning equipment. To prevent any mishaps from occurring, it is imperative that you treat the machines with care. Here are some ways to ensure that your machines remain in tip-top shape.

How to Care for Medical Equipment

Problems with the machines can arise as early as the set-up. If you are unfamiliar with the functions of a new machine or how to set it up, then seek out a professional. They will not only set up the machine but show you how to use and care for it.

Mistakes happen especially for those who are new. There will be learning curves that they must overcome but it is important to the patient’s health and the health of the machine that employees are properly trained. If they are not, you run the risk of having your machine running incorrectly. That can lead to various problems with the patient’s care and can potentially damage the machine. Choose a senior staff member to train new employees on machines and to oversee them during their first month.

It is hard to conduct the basic maintenance for your machines when the sole focus is on the patient’s care. Someone will have to clean the tools and switch out tools and other aspects of the machine. It is best to hire an individual whose role is focused on these tasks. It frees up the time for physicians to conduct their job and care for their patient’s while ensuring the machines are being cared for.

Even with the best care, some machines will require repair. At M.D. Endoscopy, we provide the repair services for your video scopes, fiberscopes, and other endoscopy medical devices. For additional information about our services, please see our site or contact us online.

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Leader in Refurbished Endoscopy Equipment

We here, at M.D. Endoscopy, are proud to be the leading seller of refurbished, pre-owned endoscopy equipment. When looking for pre-owned highly technical equipment, it is of the utmost importance that you can trust the seller.

M.D. Endoscopy has been in the business of endoscopy sales and repair for nearly 30-years. We have accrued vast knowledge of endoscopy equipment, so that we know exactly how to repair and ensure that all of our pre-owned equipment is working at 100% efficiency.

Having been in the business for so long, we understand the current budget problems and restrictions that plague healthcare practitioners, and we will work with you to find a solution.

Purchase with Complete confidence

At M.D. Endoscopy we are so confident in our equipment, that we offer our valued customers the only 24-month warranty in the industry. All equipment purchased from M.D. Endoscopy is GUARANTEED against defects in materials and workmanship for 24-months after the original purchase date.

We extend this warranty to all of our refurbished endoscopes, endoscopy accessories and endoscope complete refurbishments/overhauls.

M.D. Endoscopy refurbished, pre-owned endoscopy equipment sales have been a huge success for the customer and us. Our customers enjoy the additional savings with buying pre-owned equipment, meeting their own bottom-line, all while having the peace of mind that is given by the longest, no hassle warranty in the business.

This warranty ensures that the customer and M.D. Endoscopy will build a lasting mutually beneficial relationship.

We have a Huge Selection to Choose From

M.D. Endoscopy is thrilled to offer an extensive inventory of endoscopy equipment ranging from:

  • Video Scopes
  • Fiber Scopes
  • Light Sources
  • Processors
  • Monitors
  • Printers
  • Cameras
  • Adapters

M.D. Endoscopy is proud to offer these products from all major manufactures including but not limited to: Olympus, Pentax and Fujinon.

Every single pre-owned endoscope must be refurbished and re-inspected to ensure that each endoscope is up to the original manufacturer’s specifications.

Satisfaction Guarantee

M.D. Endoscopy also offers a 7-day Satisfaction Guarantee on all equipment sold. We do this to ensure our customers are pleased with their purchase, while not having to worry about a disaster occurring with their newly purchased equipment. 

To learn more about our refurbished, pre-owned endoscopy equipment that has the only 24-month warranty in the business, please contact M.D. Endoscopy  or call 1-(800) 866-ENDO (3636) today.

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