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Reprocess

A process of changing the physical structure and properties of a waste material that would otherwise have been sent to landfill, in order to add financial value to the processed material.
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The global reprocessed medical devices market report provides market size (Revenue USD Million 2013 to 2020), market share and forecasts growth trends (CAGR%, 2016 to 2020).
The fast-paced environment in healthcare facilities does not always permit the thorough understanding of and adherence to each of the reprocessing instructions for all of the devices reprocessed each day.
The best reprocessing representatives work with supply chain personnel and clinical leaders to increase the usage of reprocessed devices and enhance the impact of such key sustainability programs
Mark Leahey, president and CEO of the Medical Device Manufacturers Association, says reprocessed equipment should not be used without the informed consent of patients, adding that medical devices with a variety of "nooks and crannies" are difficult to sterilize properly and have the potential to cause problems if used more than once.
A noteworthy comment on liability, states that it is "necessary to clarify the responsibilities of each stakeholder and to inform healthcare professionals in case they are using reprocessed single-use medical devices, as their responsibility may be engaged in case of adverse events.
While FDA has made changes to its data collection process regarding reprocessed SUD-related adverse events, the data are not suitable for a rigorous comparison of the safety of reprocessed SUDs compared to similar original SUDs.
1] was slightly lower for samples reprocessed at 270[degrees]C, compared with those reprocessed at 190[degrees]C at the same rotational speed, for both ABS1 and ABS2.
approval for re-transfers and reprocessing; and a guaranty that no material re-transferred will be reprocessed without prior U.
Stocks reprocessed and surplus virgin and off-grade resin, as well as regrind, film scrap, and other unground scrap.
In 2004, 35 million pounds of tire rubber were reprocessed in the province of about 1 million people, says Teresa McQuoid, the executive director of the Saskatchewan Scrap Tire Corp.
CR Bard Deflectable Tip EP catheters and cables (K030187) and Medtronic Marinr(R) and StableMapr(R) EP catheters and cables (K030279) now join Alliance's broad product offering of reprocessed single use devices (SUDs) available to hospitals and labs.
Plutonium, a key nuclear arms ingredient, is a side-product when spent nuclear is reprocessed.