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Double your biopsy tissue yield

The right biopsy forceps can make all the difference​

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SpyBiteᵀᴹ Max, our improved* SpyGlassᵀᴹ DS compatible biopsy forceps, can help you acquire the sample you need to secure a diagnosis for your patient.​

​*Biopsy tissue yield can be doubled using the SpyBiteᵀᴹ Max versus SpyBiteᵀᴹ.¹

The SpyBite™ Max Biopsy Forceps feature:1​

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Clinical evidence supports the use of SpyBite™

A 2020 systematic review and meta-analysis of 11 studies of 356 patients diagnosed through biopsy found that SpyBiteTM outperformed other common tools when judged by sensitivity and accuracy:²​

​Digital single-operator cholangioscopy (DSOC) SpyBiteTM diagnostic yield for indeterminate biliary strictures (pooled results)​


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Adapted from Wen et al. 2020.​


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A comparison from 11 studies assessing different methods used to evaluate biliary strictures showed that DSOC with SpyBiteTM achieved high levels of sensitivity, specificity, and accuracy2 compared to ERCP brush cytology and biopsy​.

Diagnostic method​Sensitivity (%)​
Specificity (%)​
Accuracy (%)​
DSOC SpyBite™ biopsy​
DSOC visual impression​95​92​94​
ERCP brush cytology and biopsy​59.4​100​50​

Adapted from Wen et al. 2020.​

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SpyBiteTM Max Biopsy Forceps​

A design enhancement to the legacy, SpyBiteTM Max Biopsy Forceps has been shown to acquire more than 2x tissue in an average bite.​

​Performing biopsies under direct visualization using the SpyGlassTM System and SpyBiteTM Max Biopsy Forceps (86% sensitivity) enables faster, more accurate diagnosis of malignancies. ​

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Driving innovation in HPB diagnosis​

At Boston Scientific, we understand the challenges you may face in achieving a diagnosis for your patients. We have developed a suite of solutions to help support them:​

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