Biliary Drainage Catheter

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Model Number: NH-92051

Brand: Niche Healthcare

Used for temporary endoscopic drainage of the bile duct through the nasal passage using an indwelling catheter.
External diameter: 5Fr/6Fr/7Fr/8Fr
Operating length: 1700mm
Applicable channel: ≥2.2/≥2.8/≥3.2
Various shapes available


A Biliary Drainage Catheter is a medical device used to drain bile from the liver or gallbladder when there is an obstruction in the biliary system. This obstruction can be due to various reasons, such as tumors, strictures, or other conditions that block the normal flow of bile. The use of a Biliary Drainage Catheter can offer several healthcare benefits in managing such situations. Here are some general benefits associated with the use of Biliary Drainage Catheters in the context of the National Health Service (NHS) or any healthcare system:

  1. Relief of Biliary Obstruction: One of the primary benefits of a Biliary Drainage Catheter is the relief of biliary obstruction. By providing an alternative pathway for bile to drain, the catheter helps alleviate symptoms such as jaundice, itching, and abdominal pain associated with blocked bile ducts.

  2. Symptom Management: Biliary drainage can significantly improve symptoms related to obstructive jaundice, which is a common consequence of biliary obstruction. This includes the yellowing of the skin and eyes, dark urine, and pale stools.

  3. Preventing Complications: By draining bile and relieving obstruction, Biliary Drainage Catheters can help prevent complications such as cholangitis (inflammation of the bile ducts), liver abscesses, and other related issues that can arise from stagnant bile.

  4. Facilitation of Diagnostic Procedures: Biliary Drainage Catheters may also be used in conjunction with diagnostic procedures, allowing healthcare professionals to collect bile samples for analysis and aiding in the identification of underlying causes of biliary obstruction.

  5. Bridge to Definitive Treatment: In cases where the underlying cause of biliary obstruction requires further intervention (such as surgery or other therapeutic procedures), a Biliary Drainage Catheter can serve as a temporary solution, providing relief until definitive treatment can be administered.

  6. Improvement in Quality of Life: By alleviating symptoms and preventing complications, Biliary Drainage Catheters can contribute to an improvement in the overall quality of life for patients with biliary obstruction.

It’s important to note that the decision to use a Biliary Drainage Catheter is made based on the specific clinical scenario, the patient’s condition, and the recommendations of healthcare professionals. The benefits may vary depending on the underlying cause of the biliary obstruction and the overall health of the patient.


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