Gastroenterology

FDA approves ConvertX Biliary Stent System for bile duct obstructions






The FDA approved the ConvertX Biliary Stent System for the treatment of biliary obstructions, according to a press release from BrightWater Medical.
The ConvertX Biliary Stent System was designed to provide interventional radiologists with a percutaneous plastic biliary stent option that enables stent release in less than 1 minute during an in-office visit or at bedside. It also eliminates the need for the second invasive procedure and its associated risks, cost and time.
“Before this, we have had to treat these serious cases without having the right tools,” Saher S. Sabri, MD,

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