New User:

-or-
Username:
Password:
Forgot your password?

Stock Market & Financial Investment News

News Breaks
December 3, 2013
08:57 EDTETRMEnteroMedics announces 18 month results from ReCharge study
EnteroMedics announced 18 month efficacy and safety results from its 5 year ReCharge Pivotal Trial of VBLOC vagal blocking therapy for the treatment of obesity. Patients in the VBLOC group achieved excess weight loss of 25%, or 10% total body weight loss, compared to 12% EWL, or 4% TBL for sham control group patients. The 13% difference in EWL demonstrated statistical superiority over sham control. In total, 54% of patients in the VBLOC group achieved at least 20% EWL and 41% achieved at least 25% EWL, compared to 26% and 17%, respectively, for the sham control group at the 18-month interval. Significantly, approximately 78% of the patients who reported for their 18-month visit remained under the clinical trial's randomized blind. The rate of device-related serious adverse events at 18 months was 4.3% for the VBLOC group, meaningfully lower than the 12 month threshold of 15%. The safety results continued to confirm VBLOC Therapy had no adverse cardiovascular effects. Overall, a reduction in blood pressure and heart rate was observed.
News For ETRM From The Last 14 Days
Check below for free stories on ETRM the last two weeks.
Sign up for a free trial to see the rest of the stories you've been missing.
There are no results for ETRM

Sign up for a free trial to see the rest of the stories you've been missing.

I agree to the theflyonthewall.com disclaimer & terms of use