High Intensity Focused Ultrasound

Product Overview

Alternative Name: HIFU

Development Status: Inactive

Target: Male

Mode: Non-hormonal

Delivery Type: Vas Deferens

Duration Type: Permanent, Long-acting

Description: A small ultrasound transducer is clamped around the vas deferens and the scrotal skin, and the ultrasound waves are all focused on the vas deferens so that the vas is occluded, but that they do not excessively heat the skin they are passing through.

Updated date: May 30, 2018

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Status

Project Phase: Early Development

Project Stage: Pre-clinical

Status Details:
  • Small proof-of-concept studies in dogs have established the proper power level and length of time needed.

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