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Pelvalon Announces Results from the LIFE Pivotal Trial at the 2014 AUGS/IUGA Conference
Date:7/23/2014

to as Fecal Incontinence (FI) or Accidental Bowel Leakage (ABL).  FI particularly affects women who have experienced pregnancy, childbirth, or nerve or muscle damage in the pelvic region.  Many women suffer in silence, fearing accidents and restricting their daily activities, because of the embarrassing stigma around the condition and the lack of successful, non-invasive treatments. 

About Vaginal Bowel Control
Restoring bowel control through the vagina is a new concept.  The VBC Insert is placed in the same location as a tampon.  The user inflates a balloon on the insert, which is designed to occlude the rectum to protect against unwanted stool passage.  Women can remove the insert at any time.  The VBC System is intended to offer women a non-invasive and non-surgical treatment option. 

The VBC System is limited by federal law to investigational use only and is not available for sale.

About Pelvalon
Headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, privately-held Pelvalon aims to change the lives of women who suffer from bowel control problems. Founded in 2010, Pelvalon's ground-breaking technology originated from Stanford University's Biodesign program, a collaboration between the schools of medicine and engineering.  Pevalon's investors include Norwich Ventures, a specialized venture capital firm focused on medtech.


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