Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, June 2nd, 2008
" The implant consists of a 60-cm fluoropolymer sleeve that is endoscopically deployed via a coaxial catheter system into the jejunum and fixed in the proximal duodenum with a Nitinol anchor. The system creates a proximal biliopancreatic diversion. Six female Yorkshire pigs were endoscopically implanted; all survived. Four animals (group 1)...
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