Be Ready.

Be Focused.

Be in Control.

Introducing GlideScope BFlex

GlideScope® BFlex is a single-use bronchoscope designed with exceptional image quality and maneuverability for difficult airways and routine bronchoscopy procedures that connects with GlideScope® Core and compatible GlideScope® video monitors.

Flexibility means you’re ready for anything so you can manage your workflow no matter what comes your way. It means you’re in control. With the GlideScope® BFlex single-use bronchoscope, you get the right equipment, right where you need it. Discover how GlideScope BFlex can increase your flexibility and put you in control.


Single-use means easier access to bronchoscopes when you need them and faster setup so you can start turning over more cases in less time.

  • No cost or downtime associated with repair or reprocessing
  • Experience plug-and-play simplicity with GlideScope® QuickConnect technology
  • Portability for easier transport and setup throughout the hospital
  • Low cost of acquisition when compared to reusable bronchoscopes
  • Minimize the risk of cross contamination with a single-use bronchoscope
  • Use GlideScope® laryngoscopes and BFlex single-use flexible bronchoscopes on the same GlideScope® video monitor
  • Reduce bedside clutter and time spent waiting for equipment


GlideScope® BFlex delivers exceptional visualization of the airway with excellent image quality and clarity.

  • Dynamic Light Control automatically adjusts image brightness and improves visibility
  • Experience consistent image sharpness and brightness from 50mm to 5mm away
  • A wide range of articulation offers optimal visibility, even around sharp corners
  • BFlex delivers exceptional image quality when it’s connected to GlideScope® Core

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With its distinct design, BFlex provides the perfect balance of strength and flexibility for optimal maneuverability.

  • A reinforced, steady insertion tube for ideal control in difficult cases
  • Handle is designed for convenience with a responsive lever making it easier to manage the scope
  • Measurement markers for positional accuracy and clinical reference
  • A convenient tube retainer to secure endotracheal tubes in place during intubation
  • Excellent articulation for increased maneuverability and visualization of the airway
  • Centralized suction and working channel ports so you can control the scope with either hand


BFlex and GlideScope® video laryngoscopes can be used simultaneously for multimodal airway procedures when connected to GlideScope® Core. BFlex is also backward compatible with GlideScope® Video Monitor.

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Specifications for GlideScope BFlex 5.0

Insertion tube outer diameter 5.0 mm
Working channel inner diameter 2.2 mm

Insertion Tube

Maximum outside diameter of flexible
insertion tube and distal tip
5.5 mm
Minimum inside diameter of working channel 2.1 mm*
Length of flexible insertion tube 566 mm
Length of distal tip 44 mm
Length of working channel 676 mm
Volume of working channel 2.77 cc (2.77 mL)
Positioning marks 50 mm intervals

Compatible tools

Minimum endotracheal tube size
(inner diameter)
6.0 mm
Maximum accessory width 2.0 mm
Suction tubing internal diameter 6.0-7.0 mm, inclusively


Depth of field 5-50 mm
Field of view 85° (horizontal/vertical),
120° (diagonal)

Operating conditions

Temperature 10 to 40°C (50 to 104°F)
Relative humidity 0-95%
Atmospheric pressure 700-1060 hPa

Shipping and Storage conditions

Temperature -20 to 45°C (-4 to 113°F)
Relative humidity 0-95%
Atmospheric pressure 440-1060 hPa

Ingress Protection Against Water

GlideScope® Video Monitor QuickConnect Cable IPX7

* There is no guarantee that accessories selected solely using this minimum instrument channel width will be compatible in combination.
† The protective sheathing of the distal tip extends 6 mm over the insertion tube.
‡ There is no guarantee that accessories selected solely using maximum insertion portion width and working length will be compatible in combination.

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