Device uses electrical stimulation to treat severe gastric reflux

01/4/2013 | MedCityNews.com

EndoStim has created a device that uses electrical stimulation to treat patients with severe gastroesophageal reflux disease. The system, which consists of a pulse generator implanted in the abdomen subcutaneously via laparoscopic surgery, already has marketing approval in Europe. The company is now seeking $12 million to help it pursue FDA approval for the device.

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