Coloplast initiates trial of ostomy leakage product

The medtech company will being clinically testing its ostomy add-on product, Heylo, in January.

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Coloplast has launched a randomized, cross-over trial of Heylo, which is a supporting ostomy product designed to detect leakages, according to a filing on Thursday on database Clinical Trials, which collects information about clinical studies.

Heylo is an add-on sensor layer, which is placed underneath the baseplate of the ostomy to detect moisture and leakages. A transmitter sends a notification to an app, alerting the user of any potential problems.

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