Endoscopy Supplies

ELRA™ Endobiliary RFA Treatment

Category: RFA Treatment



Treating malignant biliary obstruction caused by cholangiocarcinoma or pancreatic cancer

Details and Features

  • Equipped with the optimized temperature mode to make safer procedures and to prevent tissue charring and perforation
  • Multiple biopolar electrodes to make linear shape ablation
  • A bipolar system and single patient use only
  • Both endoscopic and percutaneous approach
  • Compatible with the VIVA combo™ generator ONLY
  • Available in various sizes

Key Resources

Product Information


Clinical Reference

  • Temperature-controlled intraductal radiofrequency ablation for hilar cholangiocarcinoma: pilot feasibility study
  • Safety and efficacy of Endobiliary Radio Frequency Ablation in Swine model

ELRA™ Endobiliary RFA Treatment

Medical treatments are always improving. One important treatment is the ELRA™ Endobiliary RFA Treatment. This treatment helps people with problems in their bile ducts.

endobiliary radiofrequency ablation

What are Bile Ducts?

Bile ducts are small tubes that carry bile from the liver to the small intestine. Bile helps digest fats in the food we eat. Sometimes, these tubes can get blocked.

What is ELRA™ Endobiliary RFA Treatment?

ELRA™ stands for Endoscopic Radiofrequency Ablation. It is a treatment that uses heat to clear blockages in the bile ducts.

How Does it Work?

  1. Endoscopic Procedure: A small tube with a camera is put into the bile duct. The camera helps the doctor see the blockage.
  2. Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA): The tube also has a device that sends out radio waves. These waves create heat. The heat helps remove the blockage.

Why Do People Need This Treatment?

People need ELRA™ Endobiliary RFA Treatment for several reasons:

  • Tumors: Cancer can block the bile ducts.
  • Scar Tissue: Previous surgeries or infections can cause scars that block the bile ducts.

Benefits of ELRA™ Endobiliary RFA Treatment

  1. Improved Bile Flow: The treatment helps bile flow normally, which is important for digestion.
  2. Minimally Invasive: The procedure does not need major surgery, which means less pain and quicker recovery.
  3. Effective: The heat from the radio waves effectively clears the blockage.


ELRA™ Endobiliary RFA Treatment is an important medical procedure. It helps clear blockages in the bile ducts, improving bile flow and digestion. This treatment is less painful and has a quicker recovery time than surgery.

This treatment is making a big difference for people with bile duct problems.