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Video Update on Scope-Related Infections

March 19, 2015

This Saturday, the AGA Center for GI Innovation and Technology will be convening the first meeting of regulators, endoscope manufacturers and GIs to discuss scope-associated infections. Michael Kochman, MD, AGAF, chair of the center, shares the goals of this closed meeting.

This Saturday, March 21, the AGA Center for GI Innovation and Technology will be convening the first meeting of regulators, endoscope manufacturers and gastroenterologists to take a critical look at scope-related infections and develop both short- and long-term solutions to address the proper cleansing of duodenoscopes. This is a closed, experts-only meeting.

AGA is committed to outlining a path forward with zero device-associated infections. Stay tuned to your email next week to see the recommendations developed at this meeting.

For more on this topic, watch this short video update from Michael Kochman, MD, AGAF, chair of the center.

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