Clin Endosc. 2017 Mar;50(2):143-147. English. Review. https://doi.org/10.5946/ce.2017.029
Department of Internal Medicine, Eulji Hospital, Eulji University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Internal Medicine, Incheon St. Mary's Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Incheon, Korea.
Digestive Disease Center, CHA Bundang Medical Center, CHA University, Seongnam, Korea.
Department of Internal Medicine, Chonnam National University Medical School, Gwangju, Korea.
Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul St. Mary's Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Internal Medicine, Yeungnam University College of Medicine, Daegu, Korea. email@example.com
The Korean Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (KSGE) issued guidelines for endoscope reprocessing for the first time in 1995, and the version of the guidelines was updated in August 2009, August 2012, and March 2015. Guidelines for endoscope reprocessing should be revised continuously, because new disinfectants and devices are developed and introduced. The current official version of the KSGE guidelines for endoscope reprocessing is explained herein to assist the reader in understanding the KSGE requirements for cleaning and disinfecting endoscopes.