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Obesity 2015: Less Invasive Options Will Drive Growth In Market Hungry For Solutions

Nearly half of the world’s adult population will be overweight or obese by 2030 and obesity is tied to more than 40 diseases. Enterprising companies are heeding the call with increasingly less invasive weight loss devices, while an amenable regulatory environment means the marketplace will welcome some of these innovations in 2015.

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Device Start-Ups Inch Closer To Elusive Epilepsy Treatment

Despite the availability of more than 20 anti-epilepsy drugs, surgery, and a neurostimulation therapy that’s been available for 15 years, a large proportion of the three million patients in the US with epilepsy continue to have seizures. Emerging device companies aim to provide a solution for them.

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Neurostim Companies Defend Their Role in Obesity

In early October, EnteroMedics announced the preliminary results of its pivotaltrial on its vagal nerve blocking approach to obesity. The verdict: the study did not meet primary or secondary end points. This was the second neuromodulation company working in obesity (Medtronic was the first) to experience a disappointment in pivotal clinical trials after early results looked so good. Several neurostimulation companies are still targeting obesity. Should their investors be worried? Is this troubling news for the field of neuromodulation at large? Not surprisingly, executives from two neurostimulation companies--IntraPace and Leptos Biomedical--answer the questions simply: no and no.

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Brief summaries of recent medtech market and industry developments. This month we cover use of fractional flow reserve PCI to avoid unecessary stenting; new European Society of Cardiology guidelines that should increase the use of implantable loop recorders; treating obesity with neurostimulation devices; Asthmatx's positive recommendation from an FDA panel; and the decrease in the number of 510(k) clearances.

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