FDA advisory board supports implant that suppresses appetite

An FDA advisory committee on Tuesday said EnteroMedics' Maestro Rechargeable System, designed to suppress appetite and calorie absorption through electrical stimulation of intra-abdominal vagus nerve trunks, is safe and its benefits outweigh the risks. However, the panel was split on whether the ...


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