Danis stent is a medical device intended to stop acute bleeding from oesophageal varices. It is a removable and self-expandable, silicone-covered nitinol stent which controls bleeding by direct compression of oesophageal varices.
Status In progress
Process MT
ID number 450

Provisional Schedule

Committee meeting: 1 16 October 2020
Draft guidance 11 November 2020 - 09 December 2020
Committee meeting: 2 22 January 2021
Resolution 22 February 2021
Expected publication 30 March 2021

Project Team

Project lead Rebecca Owens

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Manufacturers Ella CS (manufacturer)
  UK Medical ( distributor/agent)
Professional groups Barrett’s Oesophagus Campaign
  Fighting Oesophageal Reflux Together (FORT)
  Guts UK
  Oesophageal Patients Association
  Tracheo Oesophageal Fistula Support (TOFS)
  British Association for the Study of the Liver (BASL)
  British Society of Gastroeneterology (BSG)
  Royal College of Physicians


Key events during the development of the guidance:

Date Update
23 October 2019 Scope published
18 September 2019 Stakeholder registration opens

For further information on how we develop guidance, please see our page about NICE medical technologies guidance