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Global Bariatric (Obesity) Surgical Devices Industry
Date:12/11/2012

r/>Ethicon Receives FDA Approval to Market REALIZE™ II-60
Swan Medical Devices Introduces Intraluminal Gastroplasty Device II-60



11. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-61
Vista Medical Forms Strategic Alliance with Ethicon Endo-Surgery II-61
Covidien Extends Partnership with Allergan for LAP-BAND System II-61
Spectrum Commences Operations of Advanced Repair Lab for
Bariatric Devices II-61



12. CORPORATE ACTIVITY IN THE RECENT PAST - A HISTORIC PERSPECTIVE
BUILDER II-62
Allergan Acquires EndoArt II-62
Allergan and Covidien to Co-promote Lap-Band II-62
Taiwan Approves Intragastric Balloon Treatment II-62
Cellular Technical Services Takes Over SafeStitch II-62
USGI Medical to Use EOS II-63
Synovis Acquires 4Closure™ Surgical Fascia Closure System II-63
Allergan Acquires Inamed II-63



13. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-64
Allergan, Inc. (US) II-64
Agency for Medical Innovations (Austria) II-64
Bariatric Solutions GmbH (Switzerland) II-65
Cousin Biotech (France) II-65
Covidien Plc (Ireland) II-65
Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. (US) II-65
Helioscopie SA (France) II-66
Médical Innovation Développement Company (France) II-66
PARÉ Surgical, Inc. (US) II-66
Satiety, Inc. (US) II-66
Silimed Ltda (Brazil) II-67
Surgical IOC (France) II-67




III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Outlook III-1
Obesity - A Major Concern for Healthcare Industry III-1
Factors Contributing to Rising Incidence of Obesity III-2
A Glance at Obesity Statistics III-2
Table 22: Obesity-Affected Population in the US (2010):
Percentage Share Breakdown by Age Group (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3

Table 23: Proportion (%) of Obesity in the US Overweight
Population by Age Group (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-3

Table 24: Ob
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