Total Scope Inc. is a premier worldwide endoscope repair facility servicing all major endoscope and surgical camera brands. Total Scope frequently accepts repair orders for insertion tube replacements. For a quote on a repair contact us or call (800) 471-2255. Follow these tips to prevent these types of repairs in the future.
- Improper care & handling such as over-coiling the I/T, careless transporting of scopes, stacking scopes, improper loading of endoscopes in Automated Reprocessing machines, and sharp objects puncturing the insertion tube.
- Improper or inadequate storage areas and/or sinks or basins.
- Not following OEM instructions and guidelines to cleaning/and reprocessing endoscopes. Inappropriate mixtures of detergent or disinfectants could compromise the outer coating of the insertion tube, as well as not thoroughly rinsing.
- Wearing jewelry during the manual cleaning of scopes could cause scratches or slices on the outer coating.
- Patient bites.