Implantable Device for Male Reproductive Sterilization

2014-07-23 21:43:33 | BioPortfolio


The study is to evaluate a device for male reproductive sterilization and determine if this device is successful at blocking the sperm.

Ninety subjects from two centers in the United Stated will be followed closely for 24 months.

If you are someone interested in a vasectomy, you may be eligible to participate in this clinical study.


This feasibility study is intended to collect pertinent clinical information on the use of the Shepherd Medical Intra Vas Device (IVD) necessary to support the design of a future pivotal study. The IVD is intended to occlude the vas deferens and thus accomplish male reproductive sterilization and to offer an additional method to vasectomy.

Study Design

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Uncontrolled, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment


Male Sterilization


Intra Vas Device (IVD)


Douglas G. Stein, MD, PA
United States


Active, not recruiting


Shepherd Medical Company

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:43:33-0400

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