Patent

Obtained Japanese patent for Urethral Stricture Treatment by Hybrid Cell Therapy

Jul 20, 2020

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Treating male urethral stricture with the patient’s own buccal mucosal cells, encapsulated in a polymer scaffold as carrier, has been granted a patent in Japan. A longer duration of relief to patients who had recurrence of the disease after earlier conventional treatments, has been reported by this method called “Bees-Haus” (Buccal epithelium Expanded and Encapsulated in Scaffold‐Hybrid Approach to Urethral Stricture; https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/iju.13852).