Barrigel is the first commercially available hyaluronic acid prostate spacer. It is a next-generation prostate spacer made from Non-Animal Stabilised Hyaluronic Acid, known as NASHA®. NASHA has a long history of safety, efficacy, and biocompatibility in a wide variety of medical applications, including paediatric medicine. It is a well-known technology in aesthetic markets as a dermal filler that is proven to be safe and effective.1 NASHA has been used in over 50-million treatments globally across all approved indications.1
Hyaluronic acid is a substance naturally present in the human body. Barrigel is fully absorbable by the body, it is a biocompatible alternative to hydrogel spacers.
REFERENCES: 1. Restylane® celebrates 25 years of natural-looking results with its signature line of hyaluronic acid fillers. 2021. Available at: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/restylane-celebrates-25-years-of-natural-looking-results-with-its-signature-line-of-hyaluronic-acid-fillers-301388779.html. Accessed Sept 30, 2021.