Self-applying accessory for blood pressure cuff
Apparatus and method for laparoscopic implantation of anti-reflux prosthesis
Medical apparatus and methods for treating sliding hiatal hernias
Gastro-intestinal pacemaker having phased multi-point stimulation
System and method of stimulation for treating gastro-esophageal reflux disease
Implantable esophageal sphincter apparatus for gastroesophageal reflux disease and method
Controlled heartburn and reflux disease treatment Patent #: 6463935
ApplicationNo. 10259263 filed on 09/27/2002
US Classes:623/23.67, Inflatable623/23.65, Bladder, kidney, lung, or stomach606/202, Pneumatic cuff600/37, INTERNAL ORGAN SUPPORT OR SLING600/499, Occluder structure607/40, Stimulating bladder or gastrointestinal tract128/898, Methods128/899Devices placed entirely within body and means used therewith (e.g., magnetic implant locator)
ExaminersPrimary: Prebilic, Paul B.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
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AbstractThe anti-gastroesophageal reflux valvular prosthesis has a body presenting a seat of substantially semicircular shape engageable with the gastric wall of the stomach connected to the body through connectors and inflatable for the variation of this volume to accentuate the angle of His (cardiac incisure) and to improve the natural valvular anti-reflux system.