Implant to aid in weight loss awaits approval from FDA

June 18, 2014 2:11 AM

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Implant to aid in weight loss awaits approval from FDA

Clinical trials indicate that the device could provide another option for those who are severely overweight but can not undergo other weight loss surgeries.

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is reviewing an implant that is meant to help with weight loss in individuals who have not been able to lose weight using traditional methods. The implant is called Maestro Rechargeable System and it functions by inhibiting nerves in the stomach, helping to con...

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