MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 24, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Conceptus Inc. (Nasdaq:CPTS), developer of the Essure® procedure, the most effective non-surgical permanent birth control method available, today announced receipt of the CE mark for use of Transvaginal Ultrasound ("TVU") to confirm proper placement of Essure micro-inserts three months following the Essure procedure. TVU is an alternative to the standard flat plate pelvic X-ray, and both will be included in the European Physicians' Instruction for Use. TVU takes place in the physician's clinic, while X-rays typically are taken at a radiology facility.
Conceptus(R) Receives CE Mark For Transvaginal Ultrasound Confirmation For Essure(R) Procedure
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