Goodbye painful IUD procedures!

CarevixTM is a gentle, female-friendly solution for modern gynecology.

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Less pain

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Less bleeding

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More comfort in transcervical procedures

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Goodbye painful IUD procedures!

CarevixTM is a gentle, female-friendly solution for modern gynecology.

Group 1337

Less pain

Group 1337

Less bleeding

Group 1337

More comfort in transcervical procedures

Scroll to learn more

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Why it Matters

Million women every year

are afflicted by the cervical tenaculum in gynecological procedures.

Percent of women

report mild to severe pain during procedures using the cervical tenaculum

Percent of women

avoid an IUD as a birth control method for fear of pain

What is a cervical tenaculum?

  • The tenaculum is a surgical instrument commonly used in gynecology
  • It resembles a pair of scissors with sharp-pointed hooks at the end
  • It was invented over a century ago and remains largely unchanged*
    * Bloch G. (2019). Les gynécos travaillent avec des outils centenaires. Le Temps.
  • While the tenaculum is highly effective, it often causes pain and bleeding*
    * Lopez LM, Bernholc A, Zeng Y, et al. (2015). Interventions for pain with intrauterine device insertion. Cochrane Database Syst Rev.

*Always contact your gynecologist for medical information

Do you know your cervix?

  • The cervix is also referred to as ‘the neck of the womb’ and it is located above the vaginal canal and below the endometrium *
    *Fayed, L. (2021). What Does the Cervix Do? Verywellhealth.com
  • It is about 4 centimeters / 2 inches long and has a tubular shape *
    * Britannica, The Editors of Encyclopedia. (2021). Cervix. Britannica.com
  • A study has shown that only 44% of women were able to identify their cervix correctly *
    * Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. (2017). Cervical Screening Awareness Week. Rcog.org.uk

The Benefits of Carevix

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Carevix is an atraumatic alternative to the traditional tenaculum

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Carevix uses suction technology to secure the cervix, Which eliminates unnecessary pain and bleeding

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Preliminary results from the Advance Women Study in Switzerland showed significant reduction in pain and bleeding during IUD insertions with Carevix. Link to press release

What is an IUD?

  • The Intrauterine Contraceptive Device (IUD) is considered the most cost-effective birth control method available today *
    * Kirchheimer, S. (2003) IUDs Most Cost-Effective Birth Control. WebMD.com
  • IUDs are 99% effective at preventing unwanted pregnancies *
    * (2020). How effective is contraception at preventing pregnancy? NHS.com
  • 18% of females are discouraged from using an IUD because of the fear of pain and trauma during the IUD insertion, related to the use of a tenaculum *
    * Data on File. Internal Aspivix Survey with 500 European Women.