The PROCEDURE

A spacer is used to create distance

between the prostate and the rectum, minimising the chances of damage to the rectum from radiation.


BARRIGEL can be easily viewed during placement on ultrasound.1

Your surgeon can use the imaging during the procedure to direct and guide placement of the gel to achieve optimal placement and fit.


Procedural TRUS Imaging


Procedural TRUS Imaging

REFERENCE: 1. Struik GM, Pignol JP, Kolkman-Deurloo IK, et al. Subcutaneous spacer injection to reduce skin toxicity in breast brachytherapy: a pilot study on mastectomy specimens. Brachytherapy. 2019;18(2):204-210.