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Valencia Technologies Gains FDA Approval of eCoin® Therapy to Treat Urinary Urge Incontinence

March 2, 2022

eCoin: About the Size and Shape of a Nickel

Valencia Technologies Corporation, a privately held company, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted premarket approval (PMA) of its eCoin® leadless tibial neurostimulator for the treatment of urinary urge incontinence (UUI), which affects over 60% of patients who suffer from Overactive Bladder (OAB). FDA approval was supported by the efficacy and favorable safety profile demonstrated in the eCoin® pivotal trial.

eCoin® is a nickel-sized neurostimulator which is implanted subcutaneously in the lower leg during a minimally invasive, outpatient procedure utilizing a local anesthetic. eCoin® is the first implantable tibial nerve stimulator approved by the FDA. The eCoin® device contains a primary battery and once programmed, automatically delivers intermittent stimulation to the tibial nerve to reduce UUI symptoms.  The device does not require ongoing patient management of a power source or a stepped programmer. The therapy is clinically different from more invasive sacral neuromodulation surgery which typically requires general anesthesia after a testing period as well as ongoing patient device management.

“This is a landmark approval for physicians and UUI patients as eCoin® is now the first and only implantable tibial nerve stimulator approved by the FDA,” shared Jeff Greiner, Founder of Valencia. “eCoin® will facilitate a paradigm shift for UUI treatments by offering physicians an efficient option for implantation with high patient satisfaction. The simplicity and effectiveness of eCoin® will enable more patients to achieve the help they desperately need.”

The revolutionary design of the eCoin® implantable device is leadless, meaning there are no fragile wires that need to be precisely tunneled to reach the intended nerve for therapy. Instead, the eCoin® device is implanted just above the ankle over the tibial nerve and its forgiving, dome-shaped stimulation field delivers regular stimulation to the nerve to calm the bladder and provide relief from bladder leakage.

The company expects to launch eCoin® commercially in March of 2022 with physician training beginning in April of 2022. Physicians interested in offering eCoin® therapy to their patients may register for eCoin® Physician Certification online using the eCoin® physician website at Patients are encouraged to visit Valencia’s patient website at for more information about this novel therapy for UUI.

About Valencia Technologies Corporation
Valencia Technologies Corporation (“Valencia”) is a private medical technology company located in Valencia, California. The company designed and manufactured its eCoin® device for the treatment of urinary urge incontinence (UUI).  Learn more about Valencia at or the eCoin® device at

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