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PexyEazy® - an innovative surgical device for treatment of haemorrhoids.

Project description

Fast and easy haemorrhoid treatment could replace conventional surgery

Haemorrhoids are clusters of vascular tissues, smooth muscles, and connective tissues that lie along the anal canal. Haemorrhoid disease, characterised by swelling, bleeding, itching, and discomfort, is one of the most common ailments. Despite its low morbidity, it has significant impact on quality of life. In severe cases, surgery is the only option. Within the last decade, mucopexy or recto anal lifting (of the hemorrhoidal prolapse) has emerged as a more conservative surgical treatment than conventional cutting or stapling. Now, PexyEazy has made that procedure easier, faster, and less expensive. Without the need for general anaesthesia, the small single-use device PexyEazy® can accomplish mucopexy within minutes. EU funding is moving the device to the clinic for trials and eventual commercialisation.

Field of science

  • /medical and health sciences/clinical medicine/surgery

Call for proposal

H2020-SMEInst-2018-2020-1
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Funding Scheme

SME-1 - SME instrument phase 1

Coordinator

DEVELOPERATION AB
Address
Kottgatan 213
122 64 Enskede
Sweden
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
EU contribution
€ 50 000