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The KARL STORZ SILVER SCOPE® Series

The KARL STORZ SILVER SCOPE® series combines advanced technology, ergonomics, and durability to create a video endoscope that sets new standards. The product line offers three gastroscopes of different diameters, starting with the very small diameter slim gastroscope for transnasal insertion and for patients with stenoses. With its standard working channel and reduced outer diameter, the medium gastroscope is suitable for routine and pediatric use. The standard gastroscope is a reliable tool for daily routine and for interventions.

The outstanding duodenoscope has been further improved and now offers an Albarran module that can be removed for reprocessing. With this feature, the SILVER SCOPE® duodenoscope sets standards in hygiene and considerably reduces ERCP-related risks.

In colonoscopy, KARL STORZ offers an excellent selection of lengths, from the 40 cm long rectoscope to the 160 cm long colonoscope. The graduated rigidity and progressive insertion characteristics of the colonoscope insertion tube optimize advancement and improve patient safety. Reduced diameter endoscopes can be individually used in routine procedures and are also perfect for pediatric use. Various flexibilities are available as well for all working styles.

All endoscopes of the SILVER SCOPE® series offer the following characteristics:

  • Three innovative visualization technologies for easy tissue differentiation:
    • CLARA: Homogeneous illumination

    • CHROMA: Contrast enhancement

    • SPECTRA*: Spectral color shift and color exchange

  • Homogeneous image brightness, even under difficult lighting conditions

  • LED illumination with the CO2MBI™ LED light source

  • Air and CO2 insufflation available

  • Six functions on three individually programmable function keys

  • Large deflection range for a complete view

  • Full upward and downward compatibility with KARL STORZ video processors
    and light sources

  • Fatigue-free working, even on long interventions

  • With the endoscopes of the SILVER SCOPE® series, we recommend using
    the camera platform IMAGE1 S™ and the light source CO2MBI™ LED.
    Optimal component compatibility ensures the highest image quality and multiple visualization options.
     

*SPECTRA: Not for sale in the U.S.
 

Flexible SILVER SCOPE® Gastroscopes

The flexible routine gastroscope

  • The routine gastroscope is a reliable instrument for everyday use in gastroenterology. The 2.8 mm working channel allows the use of all instruments for diagnosis and intervention
  • Excellent deflection up to 210°

The medium gastroscope for standard and pediatric use

  • Elegant 7.8 mm outer diameter with 2.8 mm working channel
  • Also suitable for pediatric applications
  • Excellent deflection up to 210°

The slim gastroscope for pediatric use and in case of stenoses

  • Very slender sheath with 5.9 mm outer diameter and a 2.0 mm working channel
  • Particularly well suited for examinations in very young patients and patients with stenoses
  • Excellent deflection up to 210°

Interventional Gastroscope with Two Working/Suction Channels

  • For interventional and emergency gastroscopy
  • Two working channels, 2.8 mm and 3.8 mm in diameter, with slender insertion sheath
  • Additional water jet channel with LUER-Lock connector
  • Simultaneous working and suction
  • Complex procedures can be performed with two instruments simultaneously
  • New suction valve with the choice of three suction options:
    • Suction through the 3.8 mm channel
    • Suction through the 2.8 mm channel
    • Simultaneous suction through both channels for maximum suction performance

An Outstanding Duodenoscopy System: The Answer to Therapeutic and Hygiene Challenges

  • Optimal reprocessing ensured through close collaboration with leading international hygiene institutes

  • Unparalleled removable and autoclavable Albarran module for perfect hygiene results

  • Albarran channel can be rinsed and brushed without compromises

  • Hygiene is no longer a problem in ERCP thanks to the detachable Albarran module

  • Efficient 4.2 mm working channel

Flexible SILVER SCOPE® Colonoscopes

  • Three innovative visualization technologies for easy tissue differentiation:
    • Clara: Homogeneous illumination
    • Chroma: Contrast enhancement
    • Spectra*: Spectral color shift and color exchange
  • Homogeneous image brightness, even under difficult lighting conditions
  • Available in two working lengths and with two insertion characteristics
  • Excellent deflection, tight radius
  • Brushable water jet channel in colonoscopes with a working length of 1600 mm

     

* SPECTRA: Not for sale in the U.S.

Slim Colonoscope, also Suitable for Pediatric Applications

  • Elegant 11.2 mm outer diameter with 3.4 mm working channel
  • Enhanced endoscope flexibility for greater patient comfort
  • Excellent deflection up to 210°
  • Three innovative visualization technologies for easy tissue differentiation:
    • CLARA: Homogeneous illumination
    • CHROMA: Contrast enhancement
    •  SPECTRA*: Spectral color shift and color exchange
  • CO2 insufflation prevents postoperative pain
  • The brushable water jet channel provides optimal hygiene results
  • Available in three different lengths



* SPECTRA: Not for sale in the U.S.

KARL STORZ TROIDL SILVER SCOPE® Flexible Rectoscope

The flexible TROIDL SILVER SCOPE® rectoscope combines the fundamental advantages of flexible endoscopy with the application possibilities of rectoscopy.


Special Features:

  • Working length of 40 cm ensures easy handling
  • Up to 210° inversion improves visualization and, consequently, diagnostic and therapeutic options thanks to forward and retrograde viewing
  • Field of application especially suited for surgical conditions and procedures in the rectal area
  • Fatigue-free work thanks to ergonomically shaped control unit
  • Possibility to combine rigid and flexible endoscopy thanks to modular IMAGE1 S camera platform

Flexible Accessories and Instruments for Diagnostic and Therapeutic Use in Gastroenterological Endoscopy

MTP-brand KARL STORZ products

KARL STORZ offers a wide range of single-use products for daily use in gastroenterology.

  • Standard papillotomes as well as dual-lumen and triple-lumen papillotomes for any user preference. Triple-lumen papillotomes for the use of guide wires and the application of contrast agents in separate channels
  • Biopsy forceps with sheath to reduce frictional resistance in the channel and to protect the channel entrance
  • Biopsy forceps without spike for optimal tissue yield
  • Biopsy forceps with spike for better grip in hard-to-access areas, such as in case of esophageal stricture

IMAGE1 S™ – As Individual as your Requirements

IMAGE1 S™ is the core technology of the KARL STORZ gastroenterology system: Efficient, innovative and brilliant. Through color adjustments, the image quality was tailored to the special needs in gastroenterology. Combining the camera and light source via the KARL STORZ Communication Bus (SCB) guarantees consistent, optimal illumination of both deep spaces and the near range.

  • Modular system for both flexible and rigid endoscopy
  • Three innovative visualization technologies for easy tissue differentiation: CLARA, CHROMA and SPECTRA*
  • Side-by-side view allows real-time comparison of the white light image and visualization modes
  • Automatic light source control
  • Multiple source management: Simultaneous control, display, documentation of image information from two connected image sources (e.g., for hybrid interventions)

* SPECTRA: Not for sale in the U.S.

CO2mbi LED Cold Light Fountain

  • Two-in-one solution combines a LED light source and air/CO2 insufflator in one unit
  • Long LED module service life provides significant cost reductions
  • Manually adjustable light intensity
  • Optimal light yield with high-efficiency LED
  • CO2 insufflation for greater patient comfort
  • Choice of three insufflation modes: 100% CO2 mode, regular room air, CO2 /air mode
  • Integrated pump with two power levels for rapid insufflation
  • Display with interactive icons
  • Touch screen can also be controlled with wet gloves

TELE PACK X GI

  • Portable all-in-one system combines a monitor, video processor, LED light source, documentation unit and insufflation pump in one unit
  • The high level of integration provides flexibility and independence
  • For use in the emergency room, intensive care unit and outpatient settings, e.g., in nursing homes/rehab
  • Compatible with all current KARL STORZ gastro-, colono- and duodenoscopes
  • A light cable adaptor allows the unit to be used with rigid endoscopes
  • Network function can be integrated as a software update in all inventory Systems

Medium Gastroscope for Standard and Pediatric Applications

  • Elegant 7.8 mm outer diameter with 2.8 mm working channel
  • Also suitable for pediatric use
  • Ergonomic handle for fatigue-free working
  • Excellent deflection up to 210°
  • Three programmable function keys with 6 individually adjustable functions
  • Full upward and downward compatibility with KARL STORZ video processors and light sources

Slim Gastroscope for Pediatric Applications and Stenoses

 
  • Very slim sheath with 5.9 mm outer diameter and 2 mm working channel
  • Particularly suited for examining stenoses
  • Three programmable function keys with 6 individually adjustable functions
  • LED illumination with the CO2mbi LED light source

KARL STORZ HyDOME System

Facilitating compliance with hygiene standards in ERCP

The HYDOME system combines the single-use Albarran module, which is supplied sterile, and the duodenoscope’s Albarran channel, which is open on both sides to make it easy to reach with the brush. From a hygienic standpoint, this unique solution considerably facilitates handling in two particularly critical areas. Care providers will appreciate the system’s ability to considerably reduce the risk of cross-contamination. With the HYDOME, both users and patients can rest assured in the knowledge that each procedure is performed with a new, sterile Albarran module, thereby ensuring maximum hygiene.