About Bead Block®

Important Product Information


Bead Block® and/or all indications may not be available in your territory.

Bead Block is a trademark of Biocompatibles UK Ltd and Bead Block is a registered trademark in China, EU and US.

Potential Complications:

  1. Undesirable reflux or passage of Bead Block® into normal arteries adjacent to the targeted lesion or though the lesion into other arteries or arterial beds
  2. Non-target embolization
  3. Pulmonary embolization
  4. Ischaemia at an undesirable location
  5. Capillary bed saturation and tissue damage
  6. Ischemic stroke or ischemic infarction
  7. Vessel or lesion rupture and haemorrhage
  8. Neurological deficits including cranial nerve palsies
  9. Vasospasm
  10. Death
  11. Recanalization
  12. Foreign body reactions necessitating medical intervention
  13. Infection necessitating medical intervention
  14. Clot formation at the tip of the catheter and subsequent dislodgement

UFE-Specific Potential Complications:

  1. Abdominal pain
  2. Discomfort
  3. Fever
  4. Nausea
  5. Constipation
  6. Premature ovarian failure (ie menopause)
  7. Amenorrhea
  8. Infection of the pelvic region
  9. Uterine / ovarian necrosis
  10. Phlebitis
  11. Deep vein thrombosis with or without pulmonary embolism
  12. Vaginal discharge
  13. Tissue passage;fibroid sloughing;or fibroid expulsion post UFE
  14. Post-UFE intervention to remove necrotic fibroid tissue
  15. Vaginal reaction
  16. Transient hypertensive episode
  17. Hysterectomy

Bead Block® is manufactured by Biocompatibles UK Ltd;Chapman House;Farnham Business Park;Weydon Lane;Farnham;Surrey;GU9 8QL;UK.  Biocompatibles UK Ltd is a BTG International group company.  BTG and the BTG roundel logo are registered trademarks of BTG International Ltd.  Bead Block is a registered trademark of Biocompatibles UK Ltd.