Patients who have had more than basic dilation of the papilla may benefit from short-term intubation to allow for drainage of the saliva duct. The stent can be placed into the salivary duct via the papilla after an incision or a papilotomy of the Wharton’s or Stenson’s duct. The stent can be placed via a sialodochotomy.
The Walvekar Salivary Duct Irrigating StentTM has the additional feature of a Luer-lock attachment on either end to facilitate the infusion of medication or the irrigation of saline after stent is inserted.
- The 1.4mm Irrigating Stent has the additional feature of a Luer-lock attachment on either end to facilitate the infusion of medication or the irrigation of saline after stent is inserted
- Anatomically sized for easy insertion and maximum patient benefit
- Short-term stenting of the salivary duct
- Reduces chances of scarring post sialendoscopy procedures
- Allows continued saliva flow through ducts
- Ultra-smooth Plus® treatment lessens chance of scar tissue closure
- Convenient offsetting suture flanges allow for suturing on the cheek or floor of mouth
- Offsetting suture flanges will stay flush with the cheek mucosa due to their orientation which offers an ergonomic fit
- Made of Radiopaque Pebax®
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