Contura has earned FDA approval for an injectable hydrogel [Bulkamid] to treat stress urinary incontinence in women, according to a premarket approval order posted by the agency Monday. The permanently implanted device acts as a scaffold for cells to grow through, supporting the closing mechanism of the urethra for better control of urine. Approval of the Bulkamid implant was based on a study of 228 women that showed 75% of those who got the device reported dryness or improvement in their symptoms. Read more.
Source: MedTechDive, February 4, 2020