Frequently Asked Questions

Overview

As the leading developer, manufacturer, and marketer of medical devices designed to provide high-level disinfection of ultrasound TEE/TOE probes, CS Medical continues to innovate through superior technologies and products. We are committed to providing the best possible solutions for infection prevention that support healthcare professionals worldwide.

CS Medical goes beyond high-level disinfection of TEE/TOE probes, CS Medical believes in managing the quality of care given to delicate TEE/TOE probes. Our TEE Complete Care® offering provides solutions for the healthcare facility to minimize TEE/TOE ultrasound probe damage and reduce the potential of contaminating high-level disinfected probes prior to use. These products address the following areas: bedside cleaning, electrical leakage testing, drying, transporting and storing the TEE/TOE ultrasound probe. Our objective is to manage the care given to each TEE/TOE probe thus allowing for a reduction in healthcare associated infections.


TEEclean - FAQS

A: 15,000 records are retained in systems memory of TEEClean and can be recalled to print or download in a variety of time segments.

A: A factory trained CS Medical service technician.

A: TEEClean cleans and disinfects one soiled TEE probe per cycle.

A: TEEClean was designed to fix in the same space of the TD 100, all connections for water and electrical should be universal.

A: A factory trained CS medical service technician will provide end user training at the conclusion of the installation and final acceptance testing of the TEEClean.

A: TEEClean can be operated with either TD-5 or TD-8 high-level disinfectant.

A: TEEClean incorporates a 5 nanometer filter that effectively removes bacteria, viruses and endotoxins. The filter is a stand alone Class II medical device.

A: No, TEEClean cleans and disinfects a TEE probe.

A: No, you can use the barcode scanner or the 7 inch color touchscreen to input data.

A: No, you can use the barcode scanner or select probes and users from a list in the memory of the TEEClean.

A: You can download the accession reports and PM logs from TEEClean via USB.

A: No, you can only run a clean and disinfect cycle together.

A: No, you can only run a clean and disinfect cycle together.

A: No, only TEE probes are validated to go in the TEEClean.

A: The total cycle time for the TEEClean is less than 27 minutes.

A: The disinfectant for the TEEClean is single use with TD-5 or TD-8 and thus a new bottle is used for every TEE probe.

A: The water filter needs to be changed every 90 days.

A: Yes, the TEEClean will remind you ahead of time when different PMs are required.

A: Cleaning is the removal of foreign material (e.g., soil, and organic material) from objects and is normally accomplished using water with detergents or enzymatic products. Thorough cleaning is required before high-level disinfection and sterilization because inorganic and organic materials that remain on the surfaces of instruments interfere with the effectiveness of these processes.

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