Name: USGI Medical
Location: San Clemente, CA
Procedure: USGI Medical bills itself as the incisionless surgical company.
It has developed the POSE (Primary Obesity Surgery, Endolumenal) device, which incorporates the g-Cath EZ delivery catheter with Snowshoe suture anchors.
The goal is to reduce the size of the stomach using proprietary tissue anchors using a noninvasive, endoscopic procedure requiring no incisions.
FDA Status: Device components are cleared but will require new weight loss indication before commercialization.
Source: USGI Medical and Weight Loss Surgery News