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EXCLUSIVE: FDA says ReShape Medical can skip advisory panel for obesity balloon device

April 7, 2015 by Brian Johnson

The FDA lets San Clemente, Calif.-based ReShape Medical skip an advisory committee meeting for its obesity balloon device, CEO Richard Thompson tells MassDevice.com.

ReShape Medical, which is developing a balloon system to combat obesity, notched a significant victory in its path to commercialization, CEO Richard Thompson told MassDevice.com today.

Regulators at the FDA waived a requirement that the San Clemente, Calif.-based company appear before an advisory committee for its premarket approval application, Thompson told us. That removes a significant amount of uncertainty from the arduous PMA process for the ReShape Duo device, he said.

Weight loss: ReShape Medical closes $6.75M funding round

February 18, 2015 by Brian Johnson

San Clemente, Calif.-based medical device maker ReShape Medical nets nearly $7 milllion from existing investors.

Weight loss: ReShape Medical's Duo balloon system looks to curb obesity

ReShape Medical, the medical device maker developing a balloon system to combat obesity has raised nearly $7 million through a debt financing round, according to regulatory filings.

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Disinfection robots, Google Glass, artificial pancreas top hospitals' tech list

January 20, 2015 by Brian Johnson

The ECRI Institute releases its watch list of 10 technologies hospital C-suite executives should look out for in 2015.

Disinfection robots, Google Glass, artificial pancreas top hospitals' tech list

Automated robotic systems used to combat hospital-acquired infections topped the ECRI Institute’s "2015 Top 10 Hospital C-Suite Watch List," an annual report on technologies healthcare executives should look out for in the next year to 18 months.

Weight loss: ReShape Medical's Duo balloon system looks to curb obesity

January 5, 2015 by Brian Johnson

A Q&A with ReShape Medical CEO Richard Thompson on the company's cash pay procedure and how it can make a dent in obese patients.

Weight loss: ReShape Medical's Duo balloon system looks to curb obesity

There doesn't seem to be much stopping the obesity epidemic in the U.S., with ⅓ of the population considered dangerously overweight – but not for lack of trying, as evidenced by a glut of diets, pills, programs and surgeries aimed at helping people lose weight.

BioVentrix raises $12M for heart attack treatment | MassDevice.com On Call

July 9, 2014 by Brad Perriello

BioVentrix reports a $12.4 million funding round for its Revivent myocardial anchoring treatment for heart failure.

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MASSDEVICE ON CALL — BioVentrix reported a $12.4 million funding round for its Revivent heart failure treatment.

San Ramon, Calif.-based BioVentrix said in an equity filing that the equity round, involving 195 unnamed investors, began Jan. 24 and closed today.

Weight loss: ReShape Medical closes pivotal trial enrollment for surgery-free device

February 26, 2013 by Arezu Sarvestani

California device maker ReShape Medical closes enrollment in a pivotal trial of its ReShape Duo intra-gastric balloon, a non-surgical weight-loss system.

ReShape Medical Duo

San Clemente, Calif.-based ReShape Medical closed pivotal trial enrollment for its ReShape Duo non-surgical weight-loss system, the company announced this week.

ReShape's Duo system is comprised of dual intra-gastric balloons that are placed in the stomach non-surgically via an endoscope inserted into the mouth. The balloons takes up space in the stomach to help patients feel full faster, causing them to eat smaller portions.

Weight loss: ReShape Medical forms up $16M | Wall Street Beat

October 22, 2012 by MassDevice staff

ReShape Medical raises $16 million in an equity round it hopes will wind up adding $22 million to its coffers for its dual-intragastric weight loss balloon.

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ReShape Medical reeled in $15.8 million of a hoped-for $21.5 million funding round from a group of 7 unnamed investors, according to a regulatory filing.

The San Clemente, Calif.-based medical device company is developing a non-surgical weight loss device, the ReShape Duo, to treat obese patients. The device is a dual balloon designed to take up space in the stomach to reduce its capacity for food.