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Jamy Gannoe, Gary Weller, Craig Gerbi, Douglas S Sutton, Gilbert Mata Jr, J Stephen Scott: Method and device for use in tissue approximation and fixation. Satiety, Morrison & Foerster, August 10, 2004: US06773440 (379 worldwide citation)

Methods and devices for use in tissue approximation and fixation are described herein. The present invention provides, in part, methods and devices for acquiring tissue folds from the anterior and posterior portions of a hollow body organ, e.g., a stomach, positioning the tissue folds for affixing w ...


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Jamy Gannoe, Gary Weller, Craig Gerbi, Douglas S Sutton: Intra-gastric fastening devices. Satiety, Morrison & Foerster, June 8, 2004: US06746460 (348 worldwide citation)

Intra-gastric fastening devices are disclosed herein. Expandable devices that are inserted into the stomach of the patient are maintained within by anchoring or otherwise fixing the expandable devices to the stomach walls. Such expandable devices, like inflatable balloons, have tethering regions for ...


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Gary Weller, Jamy Gannoe, Craig Gerbi, Douglas S Sutton, Andrew H Hancock, Gilbert Mata Jr: System for tissue approximation and fixation. Satiety, Fulwider Patton, August 29, 2006: US07097650 (326 worldwide citation)

A system for tissue approximation and fixation is described herein. The devices are advanced in a minimally invasive manner within a patient's body to create one or several divisions or plications within a hollow body organ. The system comprises a tissue acquisition and folding device and a tissue s ...


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Jamy Gannoe, Craig Gerbi: Magnetic anchoring devices. Satiety, Morrison & Foerster, December 2, 2003: US06656194 (325 worldwide citation)

Magnetic anchoring devices are disclosed herein. Expandable devices that are inserted into the stomach of a patient are attached to its interior wall by magnetically coupling. Such expandable devices, like inflatable balloons, comprise at least one magnetic device, which may be a magnet, a magnetiza ...


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Jamy Gannoe, Craig Gerbi, Gary Weller, Matthew J Collier: Method and device for use in endoscopic organ procedures. Satiety, Fulwider Patton, May 22, 2007: US07220237 (209 worldwide citation)

Methods and devices for use in tissue approximation and fixation are described herein. The present invention provides, in part, methods and devices for acquiring tissue folds in a circumferential configuration within a hollow body organ, e.g., a stomach, positioning the tissue folds for affixing wit ...


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Jamy Gannoe, Gary Weller, Craig Gerbi, Douglas S Sutton: Intra-gastric fastening devices. Satiety, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, February 7, 2006: US06994715 (149 worldwide citation)

Intra-gastric fastening devices are disclosed herein. Expandable devices that are inserted into the stomach of the patient are maintained within by anchoring or otherwise fixing the expandable devices to the stomach walls. Such expandable devices, like inflatable balloons, have tethering regions for ...


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Jamy Gannoe, Craig Gerbi, Gary Weller: Method and device for use in endoscopic organ procedures. Satiety, Fulwider Patton, June 12, 2007: US07229428 (109 worldwide citation)

A bypass conduit assembly is placed in a hollow body organ to route food and liquids past the hollow body organ. A flexible tubular member extends from a narrowed section through the hollow body organ and into either the pylorus or intestines. The tubular member is connected to tissue by fasteners s ...


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Jamy Gannoe, Gary Weller, Douglas S Sutton, Craig Gerbi: Method and devices for modifying the function of a body organ. Satiety, Fulwider Patton, February 13, 2007: US07175638 (93 worldwide citation)

Methods and devices for partitioning or plicating a region of a hollow body organ are described herein. These methods and devices relate generally to medical apparatus and methods and more particularly to devices and methods for affecting a change in the function of a hollow body organ, particularly ...


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Jamy Gannoe, Craig Gerbi: Magnetic anchoring devices. Satiety, Fulwider Patton, May 1, 2007: US07211094 (69 worldwide citation)

Magnetic anchoring devices are disclosed herein. Expandable devices that are inserted into the stomach of a patient are attached to its interior wall by magnetically coupling. Such expandable devices, like inflatable balloons, comprise at least one magnetic device, which may be a magnet, a magnetiza ...


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Craig Gerbi, Gary Weller, Jamy Gannoe, Douglas S Sutton, Andrew H Hancock, Gilbert Mata Jr: Single fold system for tissue approximation and fixation. Satiety, Fulwider Patton, July 20, 2010: US07757924 (53 worldwide citation)

A single fold system for tissue approximation and fixation is described herein. The devices are advanced in a minimally invasive manner within a patient's body to create at least one fold within a hollow body organ. The system comprises a tissue acquisition and folding device and a tissue stapling o ...