ISO has just released the new ISO 8600-7:2012, “Endoscopes – Medical endoscopes and endotherapy devices – Part 7: Basic requirements for medical endoscopes of water-resistant type,” and it is available now from Document Center Inc. This part of ISO 8600 specifies requirements for medical endoscopes, either flexible or rigid with a bending section, of the water-resistant type.
The new 6-page ISO 8600-7 is part of the ISO 8600 series, which defines terms and gives requirements for endoscopes and endotherapy devices used in the practice of medicine.
The other documents that comprise this series are:
— ISO-8600-1:2005, Optics and photonics — Medical endoscopes and endotherapy devices — Part 1: General requirements,
— ISO-8600-2:2002, Optics and optical instruments — Medical endoscopes and endoscopic accessories — Part 2: Particular requirements for rigid bronchoscopes,
— ISO-8600-3:1997 with Amendment 1 from 2003, Optics and optical instruments — Medical endoscopes and endoscopic accessories — Part 3: Determination of field of view and direction of view of endoscopes with optics,
— ISO-8600-4:1997, Optics and optical instruments — Medical endoscopes and certain accessories — Part 4: Determination of maximum width of insertion portion,
— ISO-8600-5:2005, Optics and photonics — Medical endoscopes and endotherapy devices — Part 5: Determination of optical resolution of rigid endoscopes with optics and
— ISO-8600-6:2005, Optics and photonics — Medical endoscopes and endotherapy devices — Part 6: Vocabulary.
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