Flexible Endoscopy Devices

Balloon Dilatation

Balloon Dilatation Esophageal Dilation Catheters PPDTM Progressive pressure Dilatation Catheters Biliary Dilatation Catheters Balloon dilatation is one of several methods available to the Gastroenterologist for the treatment of strictures of the gastrointestinal tract. Strictures occur most commonly in the esophagus, but may also occur in the pylorus, biliary tract and colon. Prior to the widespread […]


Accessories Shafir Technologies offers various accessories available to assist with many different procedures.  Whether testing for leaks or simple water bottles, we have what you need. Guide Wires Balloon Dilatation Pressure Gauge Active cords Washing Catheters Spray Catheters Send mail to contact@shafirtech.com  with questions or comments about this website. Copyright © 2020 Shafir Technologies Shafir […]

Tissue Sampling

Tissue Sampling Gastrointestinal Cytology Brushes Bronchial Cytology Brushes Transbronchial Needles Disposable Biopsy Forceps Reusable Biopsy Forceps Cytology: Cytology is the process of taking cell specimens for analysis. This is usually done after a suspicious site has been identified endoscopically. Note that suspicious sites can be located in the gastrointestinal tract or in the bronchial tree (upper […]

Sclerotherapy / Tissue Marketing Injection Needles

Sclerotherapy/ Tissue Marketing Injection Needles Sclerotherapy Needle Sclerotherapy is the injection of a material to control bleeding. Most commonly, sclerotherapy is performed to control variceal bleeding (bleeding from veins near the surface) in the esophagus. Other non-variceal bleeding sites can be controlled this way as well. Sclerotherapy is performed as follows. First, the bleeding site […]

ERCP – Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography

ERCP – Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography ERCP Cannulas Guidewire Papillotome Occlusion Balloons Active Cord Retrieval Baskets Stent Removers Biliary Balloon Dilatation Catheters The biliary tree is that portion of the anatomy which drains the gallbladder, liver and pancreas into the duodenum (most proximal portion of the upper intestine). The liver produces bile which drains into the […]

Foreign Body Retrieval

Foreign Body Retrieval Reusable Retrieval Devices Disposable Retrieval Devices Retrieval Nets Retrieval most often refers to the removal of objects from the gastrointestinal tract or from the bronchii. These objects may be foreign bodies that are swallowed, and objects that are inhaled. Other objects which may be retrieved are polyps and stones. Probably the most […]


Polypectomy Polypectomy Snares Hot Biopsy Forceps Active Cords Polyps are growths that occur primarily in the colon (distal-most portion of the lower bowel).  Polyps may cause bleeding and discomfort for the patient.  More importantly, polyps are sometimes pre-cancerous.  That is, if not removed they may turn into cancerous tumors. Thus, when the endoscopist observes polyps, he/she […]

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