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MetaCure(TM) Launches Investigational Study of Gastric Stimulator for Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Who are Overweight
Date:11/28/2007

en clinically evaluated in more than 100 patients world wide," explained Dr. Irit Yaniv, MetaCure's Chief Operating Officer. "We look forward to potentially being able to make it accessible in the future to U.S. patients as well."

For more information about the study, please go to http://www.metacure.com.

More About the TANTALUS System

The TANTALUS System includes a pulse generator and leads that are implanted through a minimally invasive laparoscopic procedure that can be performed in an outpatient setting. The leads are implanted in the gastric muscle and the device is implanted in a subcutaneous pocket.

The system is based on new technology called Gastric Contractility Modulation (GCM) that is designed to sense naturally occurring electrical activity of the stomach in real time and automatically apply electrical stimulation treatment during meal times.

About MetaCure

MetaCure Limited was founded in 2003 and is developing minimally invasive solutions for today's most pressing global epidemic, type 2 diabetes. Its flagship product, the TANTALUS System, has already been granted the CE mark in Europe. The company's corporate U.S. offices are based in Orangeburg, New York, and Mt. Laurel, New Jersey. For more information, visit http://www.metacure.com.

Media Contact For MetaCure:

Erich Sandoval of Lazar Partners

Tel. 212-867-1773

E-mail: esandoval@lazarpartners.com


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