06068815 is referenced by 28 patents and cites 39 patents.

A system for reprocessing and sterilizing a previously used endoscope having at least one lumen is disclosed. The reprocessing system includes a reaction chamber into which individual chemical components of a sterilant are transferred by pneumatic force. The system includes a central processor which controls the asynchronous reprocessing and sterilization of at least two endoscopes. A novel sterilant is also disclosed. Also disclosed is a combination of the sterilization device and the sterilant and methods of using the same.

Title
Endoscope reprocessing and sterilization system
Application Number
9/409663
Publication Number
6068815
Application Date
September 30, 1999
Publication Date
May 30, 2000
Inventor
Bradley K Onstad
Champlin
MN, US
Mary Beth B Henderson
Minneapolis
MN, US
Bruce D Martin
Minneapolis
MN, US
Kurt J Weimer
Excelsior
MN, US
Gregory Worsnick
Chaska
MN, US
Patricia M Stanley
Minneapolis
MN, US
Ward J Sly
Brooklyn Park
MN, US
John E Marxer
Eagan
MN, US
Raymond Paul Oberleitner
Zimmerman
MN, US
Agent
Nixon & Vanderhye PC
Assignee
Minntech Corporation
MN, US
IPC
A61L 2/00
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