FDA grants 510(k) clearance to Olympus’ EVIS X1 endoscopy system, compatible endoscopes

The FDA granted 510(k) clearance to Olympus Medical for its EVIS X1 endoscopy system and two compatible gastrointestinal endoscopes, according to a manufacturer press release.This clearance encompasses Olympus’ EVIS X1 system, as well as its accompanying GIF-1100 gastrointestinal videoscope indicated for use in the upper digestive tract, and the CF-HQ1100DL/I colonovideoscope for use in the lower digestive tract.“We are thrilled that we will soon be able to bring this new endoscopy system to physicians and their patients in the U.S.,” Richard Reynolds, president of theRead More