An implantable, biodegradable balloon that provides a defined, enclosed distance to reduce radiation exposure to the rectum during prostate radiation therapy. The BioProtect Balloon spacer is commercially available in Europe.
The BioProtect Balloon provides reproducible separation between the prostate and rectum. It is visible under all imaging modalities, including CT, MRI, and ultrasound.Our Solution
The biodegradable BioProtect Balloon spacer is deployed in a quick and minimally invasive procedure using a unique, blunted tip insertion device, enabling delivery of the balloon into its optimal position.Physicians
Prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer diagnosed in men, and the second leading cause of cancer deaths in men. 1 in 9 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, with more than 1.4M men diagnosed yearly globally.Patients