A nonsurgical and convenient device solution for female SUI
This article was originally published in Start Up
Floelle Inc. is developing a nonsurgical solution for women with stress and mixed urinary incontinence that it thinks will address the drawbacks of current technologies and provide a safe and effective solution that is convenient for patients. The Floelle device resides in the urethra where it allows normal urination, but a pressure-sensitive valve blocks the involuntary urine leaks caused by coughing, laughing, sneezing, and other activities that increase intra-abdominal pressure in women with stress urinary incontinence.
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