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Studies Report Use of USGI Medical's Incisionless Operating Platform(TM) (IOP) in Numerous Incisionless Surgical Procedures
Date:5/4/2009

Clinical Data Presented at Society of American Gastroenterological and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) Annual Meeting

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- USGI Medical, Inc. (USGI), announced that its Incisionless Operating Platform(TM) (IOP) was featured in three podium sessions at the 2009 Society of American Gastroenterological and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) Scientific Session & Postgraduate Course, held in Phoenix, Arizona.

Dr. Frank Borao and separately Dr. Garth Jacobsen presented on the IOP being used for an incisionless procedure designed to reduce the size of the stomach pouch and opening to the small intestine in patients who developed pouch or stoma dilatation post-Roux en Y gastric bypass (RYGB).

"After reviewing the 12-month images, I believe we demonstrated a durable incisionless revision procedure," said Frank Borao, M.D., FACS, Chief of Minimally Invasive Surgery and Medical Director for the Bariatric Surgery Program of Monmouth Medical Center. Borao's series included 21 patients followed for up to a year.

Dr. Borao reported on his 12-month post-op endoscopies confirming the durability of the procedure: the tissue anchors remained in their original locations, most of the intra-operative stoma and pouch reduction was preserved and durable tissue folds were present. The Monmouth team will continue to follow these patients for up to two years.

"Current procedures to restore the anatomy to the original post-surgery proportions are invasive, and are rarely used due to their complexity and high rate of complications leaving patients without good treatment options," Dr. Borao said. "Given the results of this series, this incisionless procedure has great potential as a safe and durable method for reducing stoma and pouch dilatation post-RYGB, filling a significant unmet medical need in this patient population."

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