Navigation Links
Surgeons Use USGI Medical's Incisionless Operating Platform to Reduce Pouch, Stoma Size in Gastric Bypass Patients
Date:6/29/2009

Results from 116 Patients Presented at American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons (ASMBS) Meeting

Data Show USGI's Expandable Tissue Anchors Remain in Place Up to 12 Months

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- New data show that surgeons can use USGI Medical Inc.'s (USGI) Incisionless Operating Platform(TM) (IOP) to durably reduce the size of the stomach pouch and stoma in Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (RYGB) patients who are regaining weight because this portion of their anatomy has stretched since their original surgery.

On Friday, June 26 at the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons (ASMBS) Annual Meeting near Dallas, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Medical Center surgeon Santiago Horgan, M.D. presented outcomes from 116 patients who underwent this incisionless procedure to reduce the size of their pouch and stoma.

"We believe this is the first data to confirm 12-month durability for gastric folds created without incisions," said Dr. Horgan, director of UCSD's Center for the Future of Surgery and Center for the Treatment of Obesity. "Invasive procedures to restore the anatomy to the original post-surgery proportions are too complicated for many patients. Surgeons have tried to perform restorative procedures through the mouth using other types of endoscopic instruments, however GI tissue is extremely resistant to change and it's been difficult to show long-term durability of procedures utilizing endoscopic sutures or staples. USGI's Expandable Tissue Anchors have allowed us to achieve a desired amount of durable reduction in the pouch and stoma size without any significant adverse events, filling a significant unmet medical need in this patient population."

To perform a Restorative Obesity Surgery, Endolumenally (ROSE), surgeons used USGI's IOP to grasp tissue and deploy Expandable Tissue
'/>"/>

SOURCE USGI Medical
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. MedHelp to Add Top Stanford Surgeons and Specialized Forums to Online Health Community
2. Surgeons Remove Gallbladder Through Vagina
3. CRH Medical to exhibit at American College of Surgeons Annual Clinical Congress
4. Cosmetic Surgeons Gather in Dubai for World Congress, Hospital Opening
5. Starion Instruments Launches Next-Generation Tissue Ligating Shears at the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress
6. Patients should ask surgeons about using honey to heal wounds
7. Expert Neurosurgeons and Neuro-oncologists to Speak at 6th Annual Brain Tumor Awareness Day Convention
8. Survey shows gender differences are factor when surgeons in training choose a subspecialty
9. American College of Surgeons Comments on JAMA Article on Surgeon Shortage
10. Holiday Hand Safety 101: Hand Surgeons Offer Tips for a Safe Carving Season
11. Over 600 Surgeons Certified to use TruFUSE(R) to Treat Back Pain Sufferers
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/23/2014)... the gastro-intestinal tract has long been considered to be ... Sahlgrenska Academy have used refined microscopic techniques that indicate ... of the gastro-intestinal tract is only as large as ... The digestive tract, which passes from the mouth through ... length of about 5 meters in a normal adult, ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... computer program could help doctors predict which patients might ... , The program, which assesses brain scans using ... security and passport control, has been developed by researchers ... funded by the Wellcome Trust, which used the software ... , Stroke affects over 15 million people each ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... Bethesda, MD (April 23, 2014) The American ... announce the 2014 AGA Research Scholars. The AGA ... young investigators to develop independent and productive research ... Research Scholar Awards fund an additional year allowing ... is committed to supporting junior faculty who are ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... displayed in the popular Swedish children,s TV show ... foods. A new study from the University of ... TV programmes as well as the link between ... status. , Steingerdur Olafsdottir,s doctoral thesis focuses on ... children,s TV show Bolibompa. Healthy foods dominated in ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... Five for-profit and non-profit organizations in Washington will ... of Concept grants to accelerate maturation of promising ... Life Sciences Discovery Fund (LSDF) announced today. Also ... to the Washington Biotechnology & Biomedical Association (WBBA) ... the next generation of entrepreneurs and help early-stage ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:The surface area of the digestive tract 'only' as large as a studio apartment 2Health News:Airport security-style technology could help doctors decide on stroke treatment 2Health News:Airport security-style technology could help doctors decide on stroke treatment 3Health News:AGA announces 2014 Class of AGA Research Scholars 2Health News:High-calorie and low-nutrient foods in kids' TV 2Health News:LSDF announces commercialization grants and Entrepreneur Mentoring Program 2
... AnaSpec, Accelrys, Almac Diagnostics, Seahorse Biosciences, BioFortis recognized for their ... ... San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 3, 2009 -- Cambridge ... that have won the Third Annual Best New Product ...
... drinks per day could increase a person,s risk of ... published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention , ... , "Our findings support multiple nutrition recommendations that ... alcoholic beverages per day and women should limit intake ...
... article published recently by the American Journal of ... Ph.D., and colleagues show that a high-density of fast ... pounds in weight and .8 inches in waist circumference ... In contrast, high-walkability neighborhoods were associated with a decrease ...
... at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine ... source of immature cells that spur misplaced bone ... originates in blood vessels deep within skeletal muscle ... cells themselves. The work also shows that cells ...
... from Boston University found that multiple types of child ... based on a national multi-year study that explored the ... , The research, which appears in the ... binge drinking consuming five or more alcoholic drinks ...
... 3 The Sisters of Charity Health System (SCHS) ... letter of intent to modify their existing 50/50 not-for-profit ... and Mercy Medical Center in Canton. An equal 50/50 ... St. John West Shore Hospital with the addition of ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Best New Product Awards Winners Named at Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference 2Health News:Best New Product Awards Winners Named at Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference 3Health News:Fast-food density and neighborhood walkability affect residents' weight and waist size 2Health News:Misplaced metamorphosis 2Health News:How multiple childhood maltreatments lead to greater adolescent binge drinking 2Health News:How multiple childhood maltreatments lead to greater adolescent binge drinking 3Health News:Sisters of Charity Health System & University Hospitals Announce New Agreement for Jointly Owned Hospitals 2Health News:Sisters of Charity Health System & University Hospitals Announce New Agreement for Jointly Owned Hospitals 3Health News:Sisters of Charity Health System & University Hospitals Announce New Agreement for Jointly Owned Hospitals 4Health News:Sisters of Charity Health System & University Hospitals Announce New Agreement for Jointly Owned Hospitals 5
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014  According to Millennium Research ... market intelligence, the United States ... device markets will expand moderately through 2022, with ... In particular, increasing interest in drug-eluting beads (DEBs) ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... NEW YORK , Jan. 15, 2014 ... research report is available in its catalogue: ... Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p01940411/Global-Markets-and-Technologies-for-Advanced-Drug-Delivery-Systems----Focus-on-End-Users.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Drug_Delivery_Technology STUDY OBJECTIVES ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... HeartWare International, Inc . (NASDAQ: ... circulatory support technologies that are revolutionizing the treatment of ... for the fourth quarter of 2013 will be approximately ... $208 million. "Our full-year revenue growth of ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:US and European Transcatheter Embolization and Occlusion Device Market to Surpass $1.6 Billion by 2022 2US and European Transcatheter Embolization and Occlusion Device Market to Surpass $1.6 Billion by 2022 3Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 2Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 3Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 4Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 5Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 6Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 7Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 8Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 9Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 10Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 11Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 12Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 13Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 14Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 15Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 16Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 17Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 18HeartWare International Announces Preliminary Fourth Quarter 2013 Revenues 2HeartWare International Announces Preliminary Fourth Quarter 2013 Revenues 3HeartWare International Announces Preliminary Fourth Quarter 2013 Revenues 4
... Public/Private Sector Strategies for America,s Health Care Future (PS2) ... its report detailing how the state can reduce its ... areas that conservatively would save Florida taxpayers up to ... to identify steps the state could take that would ...
... EXTON, Pa., March 29, 2011 ViroPharma Incorporated (Nasdaq: ... Phase 2 clinical study to evaluate the safety and ... of acute antibody-mediated rejection (AMR) in recipients of donor-specific ... double blind, placebo-controlled study will evaluate the safety, tolerability ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Senate Receives Rx Blueprint Plan That Reduces Spending and Increases Quality 2ViroPharma Initiates Phase 2 Study of C1 Esterase Inhibitor [Human] for Treatment of Antibody-Mediated Rejection (AMR) 2ViroPharma Initiates Phase 2 Study of C1 Esterase Inhibitor [Human] for Treatment of Antibody-Mediated Rejection (AMR) 3ViroPharma Initiates Phase 2 Study of C1 Esterase Inhibitor [Human] for Treatment of Antibody-Mediated Rejection (AMR) 4ViroPharma Initiates Phase 2 Study of C1 Esterase Inhibitor [Human] for Treatment of Antibody-Mediated Rejection (AMR) 5
The Snap-In Snap-Out-II Tip Inserts offer a large variety of configurations....
The Snap-In Snap-Out-II Tip Inserts offer a large variety of configurations....
The Snap-In Snap-Out-II Tip Inserts offer a large variety of configurations....
The ACMI™ line of laparoscopic hand instruments is designed to provide a wide selection of popular surgical devices to meet procedural needs....
Medicine Products: