During this critical time of escalation of COVID-19 across EMEA, clinicians in the frontlines treating patients need readily available solutions for intubation and bronchoscopy procedures for successful airway management.
We would like to assure you that PENTAX Medical is fully committed to supporting you in the treatment of those affected by COVID-19, and to ensure endoscopes and supporting medical equipment are readily available.
As we work better to serve our healthcare systems, we would like to thank all critical care personnel for their continued efforts to help the patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.
PENTAX Medical is teaming up with clinicians to share knowledge through webinars.Peers sharing their knowledge and best practices in managing this crisis. Read more
The impact of COVID-19 on ICUs
We understand the increased demand in critical care units and that most are currently overloaded with patients requiring fast and effective guided intubation for airway management and treatment.
Bronchoscopy is one of the procedures used to identify the impact of the virus on a patient's airways in addition to providing a means to successfully manage and treat the patient.
We can support clinicians with readily available solutions for intubation and bronchoscopy at the highest hygiene standard directly at point of care for fast and successful treatment and patient management.
At PENTAX Medical we aim to provide greater access to safe and efficient solutions, not only to assist treatment of affected COVID-19 patients, but to ensure endoscopes are readily available.
A business continuity plan has been implemented, and we are being proactive in our approach to ensure ongoing support for your service needs.
We are moving forward with full operational force and put actions in place aiming to provide you greater access to safe and efficient solutions*:
*Some measures will vary from country to country.
Peers sharing their knowledge and best practices in managing this crisis is more important than ever before. PENTAX Medical is teaming up with clinicians to share knowledge through webinars.
For the first webinar, “Endoscopy during COVID-19 pandemic: The equipment journey from patient to patient", we teamed up with two professors who both provided their recommendations.
MD, PhD – Professor and Head of Hygiene Department University Hospital of Nantes, France
MD, FASGE – Associate Professor of Gastroenterology & Head of Pancreatic /Biliary Endoscopy and Endosongraphy Division Vita Salute San Raffaele University Milan, Italy
Professor Paolo Giorgio Arcidiacono provided valuable insights regarding his endoscopy department, patient management in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and recommendations on best practices from one endoscopy procedure to the next. Professor Didier Lepelletier shared his in depth knowledge factors for infection transmission and insight into potential solutions and pivotal actions to be undertake in orde to minimise the risk of contamination and infection during this critical time.
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