Oviduct Plug

Description: The Oviduct plug is a 20 mm long device made of silicone and Ni-Ti alloy that acts as a physical barrier to sperm. It is placed in the oviduct via the uterus by a hysteroscope.

Product Details

User: Female

Hormonal: No

Delivery Method: Barrier

Duration Type: Short-acting

Inactive material: Silicone, Ni-Ti alloy

Multipurpose Preventive Technology (MPT): No

Status Details

Project Phase: Pre-Clinical and Clinical Development

Active Development: Unknown

Additional Information

References:
  • Wang, L., Qiu, Y., Fan, Y., Li, X., & Han, X. (2011). Reversible contraceptive effect of the oviduct plug with nickel–titanium shape memory alloy and silicone rubber in rabbits. Contraception,83(4), 373-377.

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