Magnetically Operated Surgical Tool Cleared for Weight Loss Operations

Levita Magnetics, a Silicon Valley firm, won FDA clearance to introduce its Levita Magnetic Surgical System for use in bariatric procedures. Previously, the magnetically controlled surgical device has only had clearance in the U.S. for performing cholecystectomies (gallbladder removal).

The system consists of a small metallic clasping tool that is (Read more...)

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