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Polypectomy and Tissue Acquisition Devices

Polypectomy procedures are conducted by gastroenterologists as well as colorectal surgeons and are typically minimally invasive procedures used to remove polyps from inside the colon. Endoscopic tissue acquisition is commonly performed with polypectomy devices such as snares, retrieval nets and polyp traps. STERIS offers an extensive and unique line of endoscopic tissue acquisition and polypectomy devices including snares and Roth Net® retrievers. From the dynamic CoinTip™ snare supporting hot and cold cutting capabilities to our clinically proven Exacto® cold snare, we offer a product solution to accommodate a variety of needs. 

Polypectomy Snares


Exacto® Cold Snare

  • Features a shield shape design that maximizes its width for control and placement during cold snare polypectomy
  • Offers a stiff catheter that aids in placement, supports tissue transection, and decreases buckling
  • Provides balance between stiffness and flexibility due to its thin, seven braided wire configuration
  • Reduces polyp “fly away” from the resection site making it possible to collect specimen for pathology

CoinTip Snare

CoinTip™ Snare

  • Features a thin distal tip for precise hot and cold polyp removal capabilities
  • Double catheter supports force transfer during tissue resection
  • Offers three shapes (deltoid, hexagonal, and diamond) and multiple size options (20mm, 10mm, and 6mm in width) to resect various types and sizes of polyps

Lariat Snare

Lariat® Snare

  • Features three distinct shapes and snare loop sizes reducing the need to exchange snares
  • Offers versatility during cases with large polyps, multiple polyps, and polyps of varying types and sizes
  • Maintains its shape and integrity after numerous resections

Rotator Polypectomy Snare Mini Oval

Polypectomy Snares

  • STERIS offers an extensive line of polypectomy snare devices. Our endoscopy snare offering provides a product solution to accommodate a variety of endoscopic snare resection needs.

Histolock Resection Device

Histolock® Resection Device

  • Features a stiff twisted, monofilament snare wire that helps to recruit and resect flat tissue while lying flat on mucosa
  • Offers a 14mm snare size for easy maneuverability and precise placement around lesions

Lariat Snare

iSnare® System - Lariat® Snare

  • Features an alternating injection needle and snare operated by a multi-functional handle
  • Offers three distinct sizes and shapes in one device helping to address a variety of resection needs
  • Maintains its shape and integrity after multiple passes and anchors into tissue to easily capture lesion

Traxtion Snare

Traxtion® Hexagonal Snare

  • Features a uniquely braided snare wire (.018 in / .46mm) that grips mucosa and maintains grip on larger flat polyps
  • Has the ability to retain its shape and integrity with multiple resections
  • Offers versatile resection – ideal snare for en bloc resection of large flat lesions or sessile lesions
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Tissue Removal Devices

Centra Disposable Biopsy Forceps

Centra Biopsy Forceps

  • Available in a variety of jaw designs - with or without needle and serrated or plain cups
  • Provides distinct catheter and position markers for visibility during insertion and withdrawal
  • Large jaw configuration opens over 90 degrees for tissue sampling
  • Features a swinging jaw design to allow pivoting onto the targeted biopsy site


Roth Net® Retrievers

  • From capturing large polyps to securing multiple polyp fragments, the Roth Net retriever is a device you can count on for consistent performance.
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Polypectomy Procedural Accessories

Reveal Distal Attachment Cap

Reveal® Distal Attachment Cap

  • Helps avoid "red out" by maintaining constant distance between the endoscope and mucosa
  • Aids in maneuvering through difficult turns in the gastrointestinal tract
  • Can be used in conjunction with accessories such as snares or needles

eTrap Polyp Trap

Polyp Traps

  • STERIS is proud to offer a complete portfolio of polyp trap solutions that address numerous clinical needs for polyp retrieval. Our full portfolio of polyp traps features the innovative eTrap® polyp trap including two strainer trays and polyp trap tissue specimen container for accurate polyp retrieval, a multiple polyp chamber trap for identification and localization of collected specimen and economical solutions to accommodate a variety of Customer preferences.

Endoscopic marker

Endoscopic Marker

  • No shake necessary – Allows for stable suspension of the ink
  • Stable emulsion – Does not migrate, resulting in dark and permanent marks
  • Prefilled syringe with 5ml of marking fluid – Simplified preparation with ready-to-use product design
  • Sterile endoscopic marker – Single-use, sterile product

ASCENDO submucosal lifting agent.

ASCENDO™ Submucosal Lifting Agent

  • Quality Endoscopic Lift – Helps to visualize the target lesion's margins during the resection and provides a submucosal cushion of optimal height and duration, allowing for an easy, safe resection procedure
  • Prefilled Syringe – Preparation is simplified with a ready-to-use product design
  • Biocompatible – Lifting agent consists of sodium hyaluronate, commonly referred to as hyaluronic acid, a biopolymer naturally present in the human body
  • Sterile – Single-use, sterile endoscopic lifting agent
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Cytology Brushes

Infinity Cytology Device

Infinity® Cytology Device

  • Stiffer bristles to assist in creating a defect in the target tissue
  • Softer bristles to capture cellular material after tissue debridement
  • Spaces between the bristles to help pack cells into the catheter during brush retraction

Infinity ERCP Sampling Device

Infinity® ERCP Sampling Device

  • Features stiffer bristles to help create a defect in the tissue and softer bristles to capture abraded material
  • Brush design includes spaces between bristles to help pack cells into the catheter during sampling of the bile duct
  • Provides a nitinol drive wire to allow for greater pushability and resistance to kinking
  • Compatible with long and short guidewires
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Endoscopic Mucosal Resection Devices

SmartBand EMR ligator handle.

SmartBand® Endoscopic Mucosal Resection Kit

  • Consists of a ligation handle with universal connector, loading device, flush tube, Pentax adaptor, barrel with five latex free bands, and the SmartSnare™ EMR Hexagonal Snare
  • Designed to obtain a larger tissue surface area without increasing resection depth
  • Features a controlled depth barrel designed for more consistent tissue capture
  • Offers a wider 360-degree visualization without the obstruction of bands
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