Together, Re-imagining Gynecology with "Gentle" in Mind

NEW vacuum-enabled cervical stabilizer, clinically proven to relieve pain and bleeding during cervical traction.

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Together, Re-imagining Gynecology with "Gentle" in Mind

NEW vacuum-enabled cervical stabilizer, clinically proven to relieve pain and bleeding during cervical traction.

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Information on this website is for scientific purposes only, to inform investors and scientific community about the product development, clinical results and status of regulatory submission to health authority. Device is currently in the pipeline and will be soon available on the market.
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Clinically proven to significantly reduce pain and bleeding

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Less bleeding

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Less pain

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Increased clinician and patient satisfaction

The Clinical Need

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Million women every year
are afflicted by the cervical tenaculum in gynecological procedures e.g. IUD insertion*
* Lopez LM, Bernholc A, Zeng Y, et al. (2015). Interventions for pain with intrauterine device insertion. Cochrane Database Syst Rev.
Percent of women
report mild to severe pain during procedures using the cervical tenaculum*
* Marions L, et al. (2011). Use of the levonorgestrel releasing-intrauterine system in nulliparous women—a non-interventional study in Sweden. Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care.
Percent of women
avoid an IUD as a birth control method for fear of pain*
* Data on File. Internal Aspivix Survey with 500 European Women.

The Problem with the Cervical Tenaculum

  • It was designed over a century ago to extract bullets on the battlefields *
    * Bloch G. (2019). Les gynécos travaillent avec des outils centenaires. Le Temps
  • Its sharp hooks at the end pierce the delicate cervical tissue causing pain and bleeding *
    * Lopez LM, Bernholc A, Zeng Y, et al. (2015). Interventions for pain with intrauterine device insertion. Cochrane Database Syst Rev.
  • It discourage women from adopting effective contraceptives such as an IUD *
    * Data on File. Internal Aspivix Survey with 500 European Women
  • It was designed over a century ago to extract bullets on the battlefields *
    * Bloch G. (2019). Les gynécos travaillent avec des outils centenaires. Le Temps
  • Its sharp hooks at the end pierce the delicate cervical tissue causing pain and bleeding *
    * Lopez LM, Bernholc A, Zeng Y, et al. (2015). Interventions for pain with intrauterine device insertion. Cochrane Database Syst Rev.
  • It discourage women from adopting effective contraceptives such as an IUD *
    * Data on File. Internal Aspivix Survey with 500 European Women

Testimonials

Prof. Patrice Mathevet

Chief Gynecologist, Aspivix Study Investigator
CHUV Lausanne, Switzerland

“The IUD is considered the most cost-effective contraceptive, but many women experience pain and bleeding during insertion related to the tenaculum, a forceps-like surgical instrument used in the procedure. The innovative Carevix device is easy-to-use, and I am encouraged by its potential to enhance women’s overall experience during IUD placement.”

Dr. Helene Legardeur

Gynecologist at CHUV, Investigator Aspivix First in Women Trial
CHUV Lausanne, Switzerland

“I fully enjoyed testing the novel Aspivix device for cervix stabilization during IUD insertion procedures. The device seems to be valued by female patients as it is atraumatic and significantly reduce pain. A larger clinical study to demonstrate its benefits in comparison with the gold standard is underway”.

Dr. Ursula Nadig

Gynecologist at Private Practice
Zurich, Switzerland

“Throughout my career in gynecology, I have always tried my best to make my female patients comfortable during routine procedures. The simplicity of the Carevix device and its ingenuity makes me wonder why did we have to wait so long? I look forward to using this new device in my practice, with my female patients.”

Lucy Cohen

Patient Advocate for pain relief in IUD procedures
United Kingdom

“A very painful experience during a coil (IUD) fitting led me to start a Petition in the UK. Quickly, it has gathered almost 35K signatures which made it clear that there are thousands of women that experienced a similar trauma. I am a believer in IUDs for birth control, but we must rethink the procedure with the patient experience in mind.”

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being part of the change?