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Advancing therapeutic​ options in HPB*​ malignant strictures


Radiofrequency ablation

Ablate malignant or benign tissue with precision with the HabibTM EndoHPB Catheter​

An award-winning innovation

Habib Endoscope

The Habib™ EndoHPB Catheter is an Edison Award-winning radio frequency (RF) ablation catheter. It is the first RF catheter in Europe indicated for endoscopic biliary drainage or decompression prior to stent placement, or afterwards to clear an occluded stent.​

​It may improve luminal patency for both metal and plastic stents.1-4 Pre and post RF ablation with the Habib™ EndoHPB Catheter can be assessed under direct visualization with the SpyGlass™ DS System, enabling precision in tissue ablation. ​

Explore the valuable role of the Habib™ EndoHPB Catheter in clinical practice​

View product information for the HabibTM EndoHPB Bipolar Radiofrequency Catheter:​

Habib™ EndoHPB Bipolar  Radiofrequency Catheter

The Habib™ EndoHPB Catheter is the first Radio Frequency (RF) ablation catheter indicated in Europe for malignant or benign tissue ablation in the pancreatic and biliary tract.

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Enabling efficient and effective treatment procedures​

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1. Liang H, Peng Z, Cao L, Qian S, Shao Z. Metal Stenting with or without Endobiliary Radiofrequency Ablation for Unresectable Extrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma. J Cancer Ther. 2015;6(11).​

​2. Kadayifci A, Atar M, Forcione D, Casey B, Kelsey P, Brugge W. Radiofrequency ablation for the management of occluded biliary metal stents. Endoscopy. 2016;48(12):1096–1101.​

​3. Yang J, Wang J, Zhou H, Zhou Y, Wang Y, Jin H, Lou Q, Zhang X. Efficacy and safety of endoscopic radiofrequency ablation for unresectable extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: a randomized trial. Endoscopy. 2018;50(8):751–760.​

​4. Sofi A, Khan M, Das A, Sachdev M, Khuder S, Nawras A, Lee W. Radiofrequency ablation combined with biliary stent placement versus stent placement alone for malignant biliary strictures: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Gastroint Endosc. 2018;87(4):944–951.e1.

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