Product Overview

Development Status: Active Development

Target: Male

Mode: Non-hormonal

Delivery Type: Vas Deferens

Duration Type: Long-acting

Description: Echo-V is a patent-pending, ultrasound-visible polymer solution that is injected into the vas deferens. It forms a hydrogel device that acts as a semi-permeable membrane, blocking sperm while allowing fluids through. Contraline is designing the gel so that it can be dissolved and flushed out with a reversal solution. Echo-V will be inserted through Vasintomy™, a novel non-surgical procedure.

Updated date: May 30, 2018

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Project Phase: Early Development

Project Stage: Lead Optimization

Began discovery in: Prior to 2015

Status Details:
  • Animal trials ongoing.

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