Artificial Gastric Valve

Abstract

An apparatus and method are disclosed for treating overweight and obese patients by applying a restrictive Artificial Gastric Valve (AGV) on part of the stomach. The apparatus includes a mechanism to control the opening of the AGV automatically on demand, dynamically and progressively. The controlled opening of the AGV inside the stomach controls and regulates the flow of food.


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  • Publication: Aug 28, 2012
  • Application: Apr 5, 2006
    US US 39779506 A
  • Priority: Apr 5, 2006
    US US 39779506 A
  • Priority: Apr 13, 2005
    US US 67054605 P

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