Amplatzer™ Vascular Plug (AVP)

Designed to provide precise positioning in short landing zones 1

  • Single lobe, single layer device2
  • Platinum marker bands on both ends2
  • Select a device that is ~30-50% larger in diameter than the target vessel diameter2
amplatzer vascular plug
amplatzer vascular plug

Device Description2:

  • Self-expanding device made from a Nitinol wire mesh
  • The device is shipped attached to a 135cm nitinol delivery wire in a hoop dispenser
  • The device is preloaded in a loader
  • No plastic vise is provided
  • Sizes ranging from 4mm – 16mm in 2mm increments


  • Plug: Nitinol
  • Delivery wire: Nitinol
  • Marker bands: Platinum
  • Micro screw: Stainless steel
 Vascular Plug (AVP)

Amplatzer™ Family of Vascular Plugs

Amplatzer™ Vascular Plug (AVP)

Amplatzer™ Vascular Plug II (AVP II)

Amplatzer™ Vascular Plug 4 (AVP 4)


  1. Lopera, Jorge E. “The Amplatzer vascular plug: review of evolution and current applications.” Seminars in interventional radiology. Vol. 32. No. 04. Thieme Medical Publishers, 2015.
  2. Amplatzer™ Vascular Plug - Instructions for Use (IFU). Refer to IFU for additional information.

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