Navigation Links
A Unique Endoluminal Approach for the Treatment of Morbid Obesity Selected for Presentation at the 2009 American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress
Date:10/14/2009

CHICAGO, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- ValenTx, Inc. announces the presentation of the first clinical study of their endoluminal approach for the treatment of morbid obesity at the 2009 American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress. The ValenTx procedure is enabled by an implantable and removable sleeve that mimics the mechanisms of gastric bypass surgery without the risks associated with that procedure.

In a collaborative study led by physicians from the University of California San Diego Medical Center and the Imperial College of London, and conducted at the Hospital San Jose de Monterrey in Monterrey, Mexico, 12 patients underwent the implantation of the ValenTx bypass sleeve during a 12-week trial. Patients completing the study achieved an average excess weight loss of 39.5%.

"I'm very excited to present this work at the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress," said Dr. Bryan J. Sandler, co-author on the study and presenter of the scientific paper. "This initial trial indicates that we can significantly reduce excess weight and positively impact the co-morbidities commonly seen in this patient population."

"We are very honored that the study of our device has been chosen for presentation at the ACS meeting," said James Wright, President of ValenTx. "We see the selection as an affirmation of our clinical focus: to develop a device with the proven therapy mechanisms of a highly effective bariatric procedure, but to enable this in a safer, less invasive manner."

In addition to an oral presentation of the study at the ACS Congress, a video presentation was accepted for the prestigious event. The clinical study will also be published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons.

"This is very promising data," said Santiago Horgan, M.D., Director of UCSD's Center for the Treatment of Obesity and lead author on the study. "Furthermore, our experience with this device reveals the potential for a
'/>"/>

SOURCE ValenTx, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine technology :

1. Spit for the Cure Offers Unique Opportunity for Women to Participate in Breast Cancer Research
2. ANX-201 Demonstrates a Unique Resistance Profile in Preclinical Tests
3. Peregrine Researchers Present New Preclinical Data at AACR Annual Meeting Confirming Unique Anti-Tumor Mechanism of Bavituximab
4. Unique Hearing Aid Receives Patent Protection
5. IlluminOss Medical Announces First Human Case Utilizing a Unique, New, Minimally Invasive Technology for Fracture Repair is Performed at Medical Hospital del Trabajadar in Santiago, Chile
6. Healthpoint Initiates Phase II, Dose-Finding Study to Evaluate Effectiveness of a Unique Cell Based Therapy in Venous Leg Ulcers
7. CDC Analysis Finds Unique Social and Behavior Intervention Helps Reduce MRSA Rates Up to 62% in Study Hospitals
8. Unique Cardiovascular Treatment Readied for Global Market: Proprietary Paccocath(R) Technology is the Only Drug Eluting Balloon with Clinical Data
9. Music & Medicine: Unique Collaboration Combines Performing Arts and Science
10. Bionovos Estrogen Receptor Beta Selective Drugs Have Unique Gene Expression and Cell Type Specificity
11. National Cancer Institute Research Identifies Unique Mechanism of Brostallicins Anti-Tumor Effectiveness
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/22/2014)... July 22, 2014  Nektar Therapeutics (Nasdaq: NKTR ... ended June 30, 2014 on Thursday, July 31, 2014, after ... president and chief executive officer, will host a conference call ... (ET)/2:00 p.m. Pacific Time (PT). The press ... can be accessed through a link that is posted on ...
(Date:7/22/2014)... , July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The global ... of application, technology, portability, product, end user, price, ... register the highest growth rate in the digital ... This high growth is attributed to technological advancements ... imaging accounted for the largest share of the ...
(Date:7/22/2014)... , July 22, 2014  Edwards Lifesciences Corporation ... the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring, announced ... today served as an expert panelist at the ... Subcommittee on Health to discuss medical device innovation at ... to Ongoing Evidence Development and Communication." "Edwards ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Nektar to Announce Financial Results for the Second Quarter 2014 on Thursday, July 31, 2014, After Close of U.S.-Based Financial Markets 2Nektar to Announce Financial Results for the Second Quarter 2014 on Thursday, July 31, 2014, After Close of U.S.-Based Financial Markets 3Global Digital X-Ray Market 2018 Analysis and Forecast In New Research Report Available at RnRMarketResearch.com 2Global Digital X-Ray Market 2018 Analysis and Forecast In New Research Report Available at RnRMarketResearch.com 3Global Digital X-Ray Market 2018 Analysis and Forecast In New Research Report Available at RnRMarketResearch.com 4Global Digital X-Ray Market 2018 Analysis and Forecast In New Research Report Available at RnRMarketResearch.com 5Edwards' CEO Invited To Address Congress On Opportunities To Revitalize Medical Device Innovation 2
... Cara Therapeutics, Inc. announced today that it ... $15 million .  The round was led by new ... Biopharma, Ascent Biomedical Ventures, CT Innovations, Devon Park BioVentures, ... Science Partners. In conjunction with the financing, Martin ...
... July 20 Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: ... of Alnara Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately-held company developing protein therapeutics for ... July 2, 2010 , has received the approval of Alnara stockholders ... conditions have also been met. , ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Cara Therapeutics Secures $15 Million Series D Financing to Continue Clinical Development of CR845 2Cara Therapeutics Secures $15 Million Series D Financing to Continue Clinical Development of CR845 3Lilly Announces Completion of Alnara Acquisition 2Lilly Announces Completion of Alnara Acquisition 3
(Date:7/22/2014)... July 22, 2014 The market for ... in size through 2022, according to new industry reports. ... appearance can benefit from a new guide published at ... women is now available at http://cherrynews.com/best-nourishing-eye-serum . , ... instant links to many of the top skin improvement ...
(Date:7/22/2014)... Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 ... and faster for military veterans who have hands-on medical ... North Carolina at Greensboro today announced the launch of ... for military experience. , The new program, the UNCG ... a cohort of approximately 24 veterans. With some prior ...
(Date:7/22/2014)... Mona Khan Company today announced the ... 16th, 2014, at the Blanks Studio in Sherman Oaks, ... Bollywood workout was launched in the San Francisco Bay ... culture, Bombay Jam® is a dance-based total body workout ... with authentic Bollywood flavor. Instructor trainings have been available ...
(Date:7/22/2014)... 2014 Air Conditioning & Heating Inc. ... authorized Daikin comfort pro dealer. This means that the ... and cooling system equipment. Only a select few businesses ... before being approved. , Daikin co-developed an R-410A refrigerant ... System Air Conditioning Market. They are also the inventor ...
(Date:7/22/2014)... 2014 Dr. Dental is excited to announce ... new visitors in mind, one of the main differences from ... that makes navigation very easy. Dr. Dental is renowned for ... to the dentist affordable, convenient and fun, and the new ... is an appointment scheduling system right on the home page ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Eye Serum Review for Women: New Guide Published Online by Top Review Website 2Health News:UNCG School of Nursing Fast-Tracks Medically Trained Veterans 2Health News:Mona Khan Company Announces Bombay Jam® Instructor Certification in Los Angeles in August 2014 2Health News:Mona Khan Company Announces Bombay Jam® Instructor Certification in Los Angeles in August 2014 3Health News:Air Conditioning & Heating Inc. Now an Authorized Daikin Comfort Pro Dealer 2Health News:Dr. Dental Reveals Exciting New Website 2
... ... addition to one of the most superior personalisation services in the industry. With an easy ... invite or thank you with their own words and photos and then order as many ... ...
... ... thing for your loved ones this holiday season, give them the gift of time by ... Delegate Source. , ... (PRWEB) December 12, 2009 -- Residents of the Denver and Boulder metro areas have the ...
... , Consumer Watchdog Calls For Preserving State Authority, ... WASHINGTON, Dec. 15 Consumer Watchdog condemned the removal of the ... from the U.S. Senate health reform bill. But the group said ... greatly weakened bill to prevent ceding the entire health care system ...
... , , ... , WASHINGTON, Dec. 15 Sen. Max Baucus has earned a ... and Nice List after being caught telling a brazen lie on the ... not raise taxes. , Speaking on the U.S. Senate floor on Nov. ...
... age were evaluated, Italian study found , TUESDAY, Dec. 14 ... fibrosis decreases when screening for potential parents who might be ... neonatal screening has been conducted in an area of northeast ... seen a significant progressive decline in the number of infants ...
... ... released some sobering statistics concerning the parallel rise in diabetes and obesity rates in the ... workforce. , ... December 14, 2009 -- Rates of diabetes are climbing across America due in large part ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:The UK's Biggest Card Retailer Takes Choice and Value Personally 2Health News:The UK's Biggest Card Retailer Takes Choice and Value Personally 3Health News:The UK's Biggest Card Retailer Takes Choice and Value Personally 4Health News:Give the Gift of Service This Holiday Season with Delegate Source 2Health News:Give the Gift of Service This Holiday Season with Delegate Source 3Health News:The 'Big 3' Fixes for the Weakened Senate Health Reform Bill to Block Full Insurance Co. Take-Over of Health System 2Health News:The 'Big 3' Fixes for the Weakened Senate Health Reform Bill to Block Full Insurance Co. Take-Over of Health System 3Health News:The 'Big 3' Fixes for the Weakened Senate Health Reform Bill to Block Full Insurance Co. Take-Over of Health System 4Health News:The 'Big 3' Fixes for the Weakened Senate Health Reform Bill to Block Full Insurance Co. Take-Over of Health System 5Health News:ATR: Baucus Earns Place on 2009 "Naughty" List 2Health News:ATR: Baucus Earns Place on 2009 "Naughty" List 3Health News:Wider Adult Screening May Mean Fewer Children With Cystic Fibrosis 2Health News:TrekDesk: A Potentially Positive Impact on Diabetes & Obesity 2Health News:TrekDesk: A Potentially Positive Impact on Diabetes & Obesity 3
This camouflaging lens features the solid black stripes of the lightning fast African zebra, on a white iris background....
Silicone tip cannula angled at 7 mm, sterile, disposable (bx/10)....
Sphere Introducer...
Maumenee vitreous aspirating cannula, 18 gauge....
Medicine Products: