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 24 July 2020
Draft guidance 19 August 2020 - 17 September 2020
Committee meeting: 2 16 October 2020
Resolution 16 November 2020
Expected publication 21 December 2020

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