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TRACHEAL & BRONCHIAL > Reducing Diameter & Hour Glass Stents

  • Reducing Diameter & Hour Glass Stents
Injury of the upper airway commonly results in stenotic lesions of the larynx, subglottis, and adjacent trachea. The Hood Hour Glass Stents with Posts and Reducing Diameter Stents with posts offer physicians an excellent alternative to the traditional approach of surgical correction and YAG laser.

The device is placed in the trachea at the point of stenosis as a palliative technique for tumors causing extrinsic compression of the large airway. It may also be used for patients with benign tracheostenosis.

The Hood Intended Use and Instruction Manual, which is supplied with each product, provides detailed information on insertion technique, sterilization, and postoperative care.


These products have been treated with Ultra-smooth Plus® surface treatment. This proprietary technology modifies the surface properties of silicone. Ultra-smooth Plus® treated silicone is thromboresistant, resistant to biofilm germination, bacterial and fungal growth, and has less surface friction. See Ultra-smooth Plus® page for further information.

Ordering Information

Code No.A O.D. (mm)B O.D. (mm)C (mm)D (mm)
RTP–10–8–S1082515
RTP–12–8–S1282514
RTP–12–10–S12104017
RTP–14–8–S1483114
RTP–14–10–S14102920
RTP–14–12–S14122231
RTP–16–10–S16102819
Code No.A & C (mm)  B (mm)O.D. 1 (mm)O.D. 2 (mm)
TSPR–1210–S15201012
TSPR–1412–S15201214
TSPR–1614–S15201416
Code No.A O.D. (mm)B O.D. (mm)
HGS–1210–S1210
HGS–1412–S1412
HGS–1513–S1513
HGS–1614–S1614
Code No.A O.D. (mm)B O.D. (mm)
RHGS–1614–S
(Radiopaque)
1614

Special Order Reducing Diameter & Hour Glass Stents are available.



  • Unique shape addresses challenges in treating tracheal stenosis
  • Aids in short-term management of airway obstructions after lung transplants, tuberculosis, and malignancies
  • Implant-grade silicone

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