BaroNova’s TransPyloric Shuttle Earns FDA-Approval To Treat Obesity
Patients treated with the TransPyloric Shuttle in the 213-patient ENDObesity II trial lost an average of 9.5% of their body-weight and 30.9% of their excess weight.
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A snapshot of global medical device approvals captured during the past week in Medtech Insight's Approvals Tracker. This week, FDA approved BaroNova's TransPyloric Shuttle and its delivery system to treat obesity. It also cleared NeuroSigma’s Monarch external trigeminal nerve stimulation system, making it the first FDA-approved device for treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
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