Amplatzer™ Vascular Plug (AVP)

Sizing and Specs2

Designed to provide precise positioning in short landing zones1

AMPLATZER™ Vascular Plug (AVP)


A - Vascular Plug Diameter

B - Unconstrained Length

Sizing and Device Selection

Amplatzer™ Vascular Plug


Vessel SizeDevice DimensionsDelivery Catheter Requirements*
Treatable Vessel Diameter RangeModel/Reorder NumberVascular Plug Diameter (A)Unconstrained Length (B)Minimum and Maximum Internal DiameterMinimum Sheath SizeorMinimum Guide Catheter SizeMaximum Delivery Catheter Length**
2.5 mm-3.0 mm9-PLUG-0044mm7mm≥1.42 mm / ≥0.056 in≥4 F ≥5 F≤ 100 cm
4.0 mm-4.5 mm9-PLUG-0066mm7mm≥1.42 mm / ≥0.056 in≥4 F ≥5 F≤ 100 cm
5.5 mm-6.0 mm9-PLUG-0088mm7mm≥1.42 mm / ≥0.056 in≥4 F ≥5 F≤ 100 cm
6.5 mm-7.5 mm9-PLUG-01010mm7mm≥1.68 mm / ≥0.066 in≥5 F ≥6 F≤ 100 cm
8.0 mm-9.0 mm9-PLUG-01212mm8mm≥1.68 mm / ≥0.066 in≥5 F ≥6 F≤ 100 cm
9.5 mm-11.0 mm9-PLUG-01414mm8mm≥2.21 mm / ≥0.087 in≥6 F ≥8 F≤ 100 cm
10.5 mm-12.5 mm9-PLUG-01616mm8mm≥2.21 mm / ≥0.087 in≥6 F ≥8 F≤ 100 cm


Treatable vessel diameter range based on the devices Instructions for Use to select a plug that is oversized by approximately 30-50% at the occlusion site.
*The Amplatzer™ Vascular Plug is delivered utilizing either a sheath or guide catheter meeting the minimum internal diameter requirements above.
**Each Amplatzer™ Vascular Plug comes pre-loaded on a 135cm nitinol delivery wire.

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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