Clips, Implantable, Gastrointestinal
Definition : Implantable clips designed for attaching to the lining of the stomach or intestinal tract, typically using endoscopic procedures. These clips are typically small metallic (e.g., titanium) devices that are applied using dedicated appliers. Implantable gastrointestinal clips are mainly used for hemostasis (e.g., in mucosal defects, bleeding ulcers, polyps), anchoring of jejunal feeding tubes, endoscopic marking, and closing of perforations.
Entry Terms : "Gastrointestinal Clips, Implantable"
UMDC code : 21283