Platforms

TephaFLEX® Absorbable Microspheres*

Absorbability and Good Deliverability

CONSTRUCT ATTRIBUTES:

  • Developing solid, porous, and hollow sphere designs
  • Wide range of diameters
  • Sizes for injection in vessels and into tissues
  • Able to pass through narrow-gauge needles
  • Formulated to remain in suspension

DESCRIPTION:

Tepha has demonstrated that it can produce absorbable microspheres in a range of sizes. These have potential application to embolize uterine fibroids, cancerous tumors, or aberrant blood vessels. The smaller-diameter spheres may be used by clinicians for tissue bulking procedures, as well as in cosmetic surgery applications. Tepha is designing these products to have excellent ease-of-use characteristics for the practitioner.

POTENTIAL APPLICATIONS:

  • Structural tissue bulking
  • Cosmetic surgery
  • Endovascular embolization

*Products under development