Overview

The ARCHIMEDES™* biodegradable biliary and pancreatic stent is intended to be used to drain obstructed biliary or pancreatic ducts.([FOOTNOTE=ARCHIMEDES instructions for use. (IFU ARCHIMEDES amg. 02 - 093A45_180706.],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=]) The patented helical design of the stent allows bile or pancreatic fluid to flow on the outer extremity of the device while supporting the patency of the duct.

Dr. Webster: use of Archimedes™* stent after pancreatic stones removal

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Intended Use/Indications

This device is used to drain obstructed biliary or pancreatic ducts and is indicated for obstructed biliary or pancreatic ducts.

Contraindications
  • Those specific to ERCP and any procedure to be performed in conjunction with stent placement.
  • Inability to pass the guidewire or stent through the obstructed area.
  • All cardiovascular applications.
  • Placement of the stent in biliary obstructions precluding any form of cholangiography.

  • ARCHIMEDES™* is property of AMG GI, a Q3 Medical Company

  • ™* Third-party brands are trademarks of their respective owners. All other brands are trademarks of a Medtronic company.