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Feb, 06 2024

Endoscope Reprocessing: Safeguarding Patients by Minimizing Cross-Contamination for Enhanced Healthcare Safety and Quality

Endoscope reprocessing is indispensable in healthcare settings, serving as a frontline defense against cross-contamination. With multiple procedures conducted daily, the risk of infection transmission between patients is a constant concern. Robust reprocessing protocols involving meticulous cleaning and disinfection of endoscopes are vital for breaking the chain of potential infections. The diligence in maintaining a sterile endoscope environment protects individual patients and contributes significantly to the broader goal of enhancing healthcare safety and quality

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Data Bridge Market Research analyses the U.S. Endoscope Reprocessing Market, which was USD 1.85 billion in 2021, is expected to reach up to USD 3.45 billion by 2029, and is expected to undergo a CAGR of 8.10% during the forecast period 2022 to 2029. The escalating demand for endoscopic procedures in the U.S., driven by their minimally invasive nature, has spurred healthcare providers to adopt these techniques for diagnostics and therapy.

Key Findings of the Study

U.S. Endoscope Reprocessing Market

Increasing healthcare expenditure in the U.S. is expected to drive the market's growth rate

The escalating healthcare expenditure in the U.S. is a pivotal driver for the endoscope reprocessing market. The increased financial allocation to the healthcare sector empowers facilities to invest in cutting-edge medical equipment, particularly advanced endoscope reprocessing systems. This surge in funding underscores a commitment to infection prevention and patient safety. With a willingness to allocate substantial resources, healthcare facilities are propelled to adopt state-of-the-art reprocessing technologies, fostering market expansion.

Report Scope and Market Segmentation

Report Metric


Forecast Period

2022 to 2029

Base Year


Historic Years

2020 (Customizable to 2014-2019)

Quantitative Units

Revenue in USD Billion, Volumes in Units, Pricing in USD

Segments Covered

Products (Equipments and Consumables), Modality (Bench Top Endoscopic Reprocessors and Stand- Alone Endoscopic Reprocessors), Process Type (Automated Cleaning Disinfectants and Manual Cleaning Solutions), End-User (Hospitals, Ambulatory Surgical Centres (ASCS), Clinics, Diagnostic Centres and Others)

Market Players Covered

Cantel Medical (U.S.), ASP (U.S.), OlympU.S. Corporation (Japan), Ecolab (U.S.), STERIS (Ireland), Getinge AB (Sweden), Wassenburg Medical (Netherlands), CONMED Corporation (U.S.), Belimed AG (Switzerland), Endo-Technik W. Griesat (Germany), CU.S.tom (U.S.), Steelco S.p.A. (Italy), BES Rehab Ltd (UK), ARC Group of Companies Inc. (Canada), Metrex Research, LLC. (Canada), Richard Wolf GmbH (Germany), MEDALKAN (Greece), Micro-Scientific, LLC (U.S.), Borer Chemie AG (Switzerland), Tuttnauer (Netherlands), ATMS (Canada), Summit Imaging, Inc. (U.S.), Medonica Co. LTD (South Korea), SHINVA MEDICAL INSTRUMENT CO. LTD (China), and Medical Devices Group Srl (Italy)

Data Points Covered in the Report

In addition to the insights on market scenarios such as market value, growth rate, segmentation, geographical coverage, and major players, the market reports curated by the Data Bridge Market Research also include depth expert analysis, patient epidemiology, pipeline analysis, pricing analysis, and regulatory framework.

Segment Analysis:

The U.S. endoscope reprocessing market is segmented on the basis of products, modality, process type, and end-user.

  • On the basis of products, the U.S. endoscope reprocessing market is segmented into equipment and consumables
  • On the basis of modality, the U.S. endoscope reprocessing market is segmented into bench top endoscopic reprocessors and stand- alone endoscopic reprocessors
  • On the basis of process type, the U.S. endoscope reprocessing market is segmented into automated cleaning disinfectants and manual cleaning solutions
  • On the basis of end-user, the U.S. endoscope reprocessing market is segmented into hospitals, ambulatory surgical centres (ASCS), clinics, diagnostic centres and others

Major Players

Data Bridge Market Research recognizes the following companies as the major U.S. endoscope reprocessing market players in U.S. endoscope reprocessing market are Cantel Medical (U.S.), ASP (U.S.), OlympU.S. Corporation (Japan), Ecolab (U.S.), STERIS (Ireland), Getinge AB (Sweden), Wassenburg Medical (Netherlands), CONMED Corporation (U.S.), Belimed AG (Switzerland), Endo-Technik W. Griesat (Germany)

U.S. Endoscope Reprocessing Market

Market Developments

  • In June 2022, Getinge unveiled an upgraded version of its ED-Flow automated endoscope reprocessors. This sophisticated system is designed to efficiently conduct leak testing, cleaning, and high-level disinfection of flexible endoscopes. By focusing on delivering effective and reliable results, this innovation contributes to maintaining a high standard of medical equipment hygiene
  • In January 2022, Pentax Medical Europe made a significant stride in endoscope reprocessing with the launch of the PlasmaTYPHOON. This cutting-edge solution aims to revolutionize endoscope drying and storage, boasting ultra-fast capabilities. The device not only enhances productivity and traceability but also plays a pivotal role in advancing endoscope reprocessing to bolster patient safety
  • In February 2020, Olympus Corporation of the Americas collaborated with Amplifire to launch a digital learning platform. This platform is tailored for technicians involved in endoscope reprocessing, offering a new and efficient way to learn. The initiative is centered around the reprocessing of the Olympus TJF-Q180V duodenoscope, a complex medical endoscope utilized for endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
  • In January 2020, PENTAX Medical made a significant entry into the U.S. market with the DEC HD Duodenoscope launch. This advanced medical device features high-definition capabilities and incorporates various disposable components for unit reprocessing. Notable among these components are the sterile distal cap and elevator lever, emphasizing a commitment to improved hygiene practices in endoscope reprocessing

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