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Occluders, Fallopian Tube, Transcervical

Definition : Occluders designed to close the slender tubes that connect the uterus with the ovaries (i.e., fallopian tubes) to prevent the sperm from reaching the ovum. These occluders may consist either of devices applied externally to the tubes (e.g., clips, bands) or devices inserted into the tubes (e.g., plugs, valves). Fallopian tube occluders are used for permanent prevention of conception (contraception), but some devices may be successfully explanted.

UMDC code : 20684

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Boston Scientific Corp

Company Type: Parent

In 1969, fascinated by the possibility of bringing pioneering medical devices and treatments to patients across the world, John Abele joined Medi-Tech, a company that was developing alternatives to traditional surgery. Pete Nicholas was looking for an investment, and when he met John, the pieces came together.

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