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US and European Bariatric (Obesity) Surgical Devices Industry
Date:12/12/2011

lasty Device 53

10. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY 54

Covidien Extends Partnership with Allergan for LAP-BAND System 54

Spectrum Commences Operations of Advanced Repair Lab for

Bariatric Devices 54

Allergan Acquires EndoArt 54

Allergan and Covidien to Co-promote Lap-Band 55

Taiwan Approves Intragastric Balloon Treatment 55

Cellular Technical Services Takes Over SafeStitch 55

USGI Medical to Use EOS 55

Synovis Acquires 4Closure™ Surgical Fascia Closure System 55

Allergan Acquires Inamed 56

Medtronic Acquires Transneuronix 56

EnteroMedics and Mayo Enter into R&D Agreement 56

11. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS 57

Allergan, Inc. (US) 57

Cousin Biotech (France) 57

Covidien Ltd. (Bermuda) 57

Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. (US) 58

Helioscopie SA (France) 58

Medical Innovation Development Company (France) 58

PARÉ Surgical, Inc. (US) 58

Satiety, Inc. (US) 58

Silimed Ltda (Brazil) 59

Surgical IOC (France) 59

12. THE UNITED STATES 60

A.Market Analysis 60

Outlook 60

Obesity - A Major Concern for Healthcare Industry 60

Factors Contributing to Rising Incidence of Obesity 61

A Glance at Obesity Statistics 61

Table 15: Obesity-Affected Population in the US (2010):

Percentage Share Breakdown by Age Group (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 62

Table 16: Proportion (%) of Obesity in the US Overweight

Population by Age Group (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 62

Table 17: Obesity and Overweight Prevalence in US Adults

(2010) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 62

Table 18: Obesity Prevalence in US Adults by Type of

Obesity (2010) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 63

State-wise Stats 63

Table 19: Top 20 US States by Obesity Rate (%) (2010)

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 63


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