Could Stomach 'Pacemaker' Be New Weightloss Tool?
The device is implanted in the stomach during a one-hour laparoscopic procedure via small insertions in the abdominal wall. Once in place, the device uses sensors to detect whenever a patient eats or drinks. This prompts it to emit low energy electrical pulses to nerves that trigger a feeling of rapid fullness.
Some U.S. weight-loss experts remain less than enthused about the device. Read more >
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