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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

completely incision-less and reversible, outpatient procedure in the future."

The study concluded that the ValenTx device could be safely implanted and removed in all patients. In addition to achieving significant weight loss, diabetic patients in the study maintained normal fasting blood glucose levels, without anti hyperglycemic medications during the trial.

About ValenTx

ValenTx, Inc. is developing a less-invasive, implantable medical device to address morbid obesity. The Company's founding principle was to emulate the proven mechanisms of gastric bypass surgery, but with a less invasive, implantable, and removable device. ValenTx was initially funded by leading medical technology venture capital investors, Sapient Capital, EDF Ventures, Kaiser Permanente, Affinity Capital Partners, and T-Gap Ventures. A recent fundraising was led by SV Life Sciences and also included Covidien Ventures. ValenTx is based in Carpinteria, California.

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