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1. (WO2018219571) PROCESSING DEVICE FOR ENDOSCOPES

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/219571    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2018/061108
Publication Date: Fri Dec 07 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Thu May 03 01:59:59 CEST 2018
IPC: A61B 90/70
A47L 15/42
B08B 9/032
Applicants: OLYMPUS WINTER & IBE GMBH
Inventors: AEHLIG, Dennis
Title: PROCESSING DEVICE FOR ENDOSCOPES
Abstract:
The invention relates to a processing device for endoscopes, comprising a processing chamber (101, 201), a door (102, 202), which closes the processing chamber, an endoscope carrier (105, 205), into which at least one endoscope (106, 206) can be inserted, and a rinsing system for applying rinsing liquid to the at least one endoscope (106, 206), the endoscope carrier (105, 205) comprising a connection device (123, 223) for connecting channels of the endoscope (106, 206) to the rinsing system, the rinsing system being designed, after the processing of an endoscope (106, 206), to convey air through the channels of the endoscope (106, 206), and the endoscope carrier (105, 205) being movable between a processing position and a loading position. The processing device is characterized in that the rinsing system comprises a pump (121, 221) for conveying air through the channels of the endoscope (106, 206).