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Andy H Levine, John Cvinar, Dave Melanson, John Meade: Bariatric sleeve. GI Dynamics, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, April 11, 2006: US07025791 (327 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for limiting absorption of food products in specific parts of the digestive system is presented. A gastrointestinal implant device is anchored in the stomach and extends beyond the ligament of Treitz. All food exiting the stomach is funneled through the device. The gastrointesti ...


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Andy H Levine, John Cvinar: Methods of treatment using a bariatric sleeve. GI Dynamics, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, March 25, 2008: US07347875 (141 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for limiting absorption of food products in specific parts of the digestive system is presented. A gastrointestinal implant device is anchored in the stomach and extends beyond the ligament of Treitz. All food exiting the stomach is funneled through the device. The gastrointesti ...


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Andy H Levine, David A Melanson, John C Meade: Anti-obesity devices. GI Dynamics, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, October 17, 2006: US07122058 (130 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for limiting absorption of food products in specific parts of the digestive system is presented. A gastrointestinal implant device is anchored in the stomach and extends beyond the ligament of Treitz. All food exiting the stomach is funneled through the device. The gastrointesti ...


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Andy H Levine, John F Cvinar, David A Melanson, John C Meade: Bariatric sleeve. GI Dynamics, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, October 27, 2009: US07608114 (111 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for limiting absorption of food products in specific parts of the digestive system is presented. A gastrointestinal implant device is anchored in the stomach and extends beyond the ligament of Treitz. All food exiting the stomach is funneled through the device. The gastrointesti ...


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Meade John C, Levine Andy H, Melanson David A, Cvinar John F: Apparatus to be anchored within the gastrointestinal tract and anchoring method. Gi Dynamics, Meade John C, Levine Andy H, Melanson David A, Cvinar John F, SMITH James M, July 7, 2005: WO/2005/060882 (110 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an anchor (108) configured for minimally-invasive implantation and sized to remain securely positioned within at least a portion of the gastrointestinal tract (119) of an animal. The anchor includes a radial spring (100) formed from an elongated resilient member shap ...


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Andy H Levine, John Cvinar, Dave Melanson, John C Meade: Bariatric sleeve. GI Dynamics, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, September 11, 2007: US07267694 (109 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for limiting absorption of food products in specific parts of the digestive system is presented. A gastrointestinal implant device is anchored in the stomach and extends beyond the ligament of Treitz. All food exiting the stomach is funneled through the device. The gastrointesti ...


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Levine Andy H, Cvinar John F, Meade John C: Anti-obesity devices. Gi Dynamics, Levine Andy H, Cvinar John F, Meade John C, SMITH James M, October 14, 2004: WO/2004/087014 (109 worldwide citation)

A restrictive device (216) implanted in the upper part of the stomach, selectively divides the stomach into two chambers (220, 222), effectively reducing the size of the stomach immediately available for the uptake of food. The restrictive device also includes an aperture (218), limiting the rate at ...


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John C Meade, Andy H Levine, David A Melanson, John F Cvinar: Intestinal sleeve. GI Dynamics, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, January 13, 2009: US07476256 (103 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for limiting absorption of food products in specific parts of the digestive system is presented. A gastrointestinal implant device is anchored in the duodenum and extends beyond the ligament of Treitz. All food exiting the stomach is funneled through the device. The gastrointest ...


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Andy H Levine, John F Cvinar, David A Melanson, John C Meade: Methods of treatment using a bariatric sleeve. GI Dynamics, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, April 13, 2010: US07695446 (91 worldwide citation)

Methods of treatment using a gastrointestinal implant device removably anchored within an animal's gastrointestinal tract. For example, the implant device includes a collapsible anchor for anchoring the device coupled to a proximal end of a flexible sleeve. The implant device can be anchored within ...


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John C Meade, Andy H Levine, David A Melanson, John F Cvinar: Methods and apparatus for anchoring within the gastrointestinal tract. GI Dynamics, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, October 19, 2010: US07815589 (88 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an anchor configured for minimally-invasive implantation and sized to remain securely positioned within at least a portion of the gastrointestinal tract of an animal. The anchor includes a radial spring formed from an elongated resilient member shaped into an annular ...