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4738259 Dental appliance for weight control  
A weight control device (10) and method for disrupting natural mastication and transport of food at chewing surfaces of the teeth (12), to thereby impede the rate of food consumption and provide an...
4727867 Mandibular lateral motion inhibitor  
A dental appliance for controlling the weight of an individual by slowing down the rate of food ingestion to allow the body time to naturally register the sensation of being full is disclosed. The...
4723547 Anti-obesity balloon placement system  
An anti-obesity balloon and a placement system for the balloon includes a balloon with a needle-pierceable, self-sealing plug and an insertion catheter having a needle at its distal end. The needle...
4696288 Calibrating apparatus and method of using same for gastric banding surgery  
A calibrating apparatus adapted to be inserted into and proceeded within the stomach of human body which includes a single-lumen tubing terminating in a proximal portion and a distal tip each of...
4694827 Inflatable gastric device for treating obesity and method of using the same  
A balloon insertable and inflatable in the stomach to deter ingestion of food and having, when inflated, a plurality of smooth-surfaced convex protrusions disposed to permit engagement of the...
4648383 Peroral apparatus for morbid obesity treatment  
Apparatus for peroral treatment of morbid obesity includes a collapsible intra-gastric appliance which can be temporarily deformed to pass through the esophagus and cardiac opening of the stomach...
4607618 Method for treatment of morbid obesity  
Morbid obesity is treated by implacement in the fundus of a hollow shaped appliance. The appliance is formed of semi-rigid skeleton members and is collapsible to a dimension and shape which can be...
4598699 Endoscopic instrument for removing stomach insert  
An endoscopic instrument for removing an inflated insert from the stomach cavity of a person being treated for obesity comprises an elongated flexible tube having passageways therein. A holding...
4592342 Method for appetite suppression and weight loss maintenance and device  
A special belt is provided for effecting weight loss in the wearer. A central body has a convex side which is pressed into the abdomen about three fingers over the navel. The constant pressure both...
4592339 Gastric banding device  
A gastric band device for forming a stoma opening in a stomach for treatment of morbid obesity includes a flexible substantially nonextensible band portion having an expandable section that is...
4558699 Method of and apparatus for restricting the passage of food through the stomach  
The passage of food through a stomach (S) is restricted by clamping an apparatus (10) around the stomach (S). The apparatus (10) comprises cooperating jaws (12, 14) having stomach engaging surfaces...
4485805 Weight loss device and method  
The intra-gastric weight loss system apparatus and method of the present invention includes an intra-gastric elastomeric rubber balloon with self-sealing fill valve, to be placed and retrieved...
4471771 Oral weight control device  
An oral weight control apparatus and method adapted to block solid foods from entering the stomach of a user thereof, while at the same time allowing the user to freely move his tongue and jaws, to...
4458681 Stomach clamp for and method of proximal gastric partitioning  
A stomach clamp, having partially occluding arms that extend across a stomach, is operationally clamped in place by bolting together opposed arm ends that extend beyond the stomach periphery. The...
4416267 Method and apparatus for treating obesity  
A stomach insert for treating obesity in humans by reducing the stomach volume comprises a flexible torus-shaped inflatable balloon having a central opening extending therethrough. At least a...
4403604 Gastric pouch  
A generally rectangular flexible wrap panel having longitudinally spaced inwardly tapering and outwardly opening opposite side marginal notches formed therein intermediate its opposite ends is...
4344424 Anti-eating face mask  
An anti-eating face mask which includes a cup-shaped member conforming to the shape of the mouth and chin area of the user, together with a hoop member and straps detachably engageable with a...
4315509 Insertion and removal catheters and intestinal tubes for restricting absorption  
A first part of the inventive instrument comprises an insertion and removal device in the form of a maneuverable catheter which may be inserted through the mouth or nostril, pharynx, and esophagus...
4246893 Inflatable gastric device for treating obesity  
Apparatus for treating extreme obesity comprising means for compressing the stomach and reducing its capacity and procedures employing said apparatus.
4134405 Catheter and intestine tube and method of using the same  
A first part of the inventive instrument comprises an insertion and removal device in the form of a catheter which may be inserted through the mouth, pharynx, and esophagus into the stomach. The...
4133315 Method and apparatus for reducing obesity  
An apparatus for reducing obesity in human beings having an inflatable bag to which a flexible tube is attached. The bag is positioned in the stomach, usually by swallowing, and the tube extends up...
3841260 DIET MANAGEMENT DEVICE  
A device is described whereby persons on diets can keep track of allowable foodstuffs for 24-hour time periods by means of an apparatus comprising a thin, color-coded sheet member having an array...
3818906 APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING EATING AND SMOKING HABITS  
Apparatus for reducing the craving for food and tobacco smoke including a flexible resilient member having a central portion received between the lower lip and teeth and a pair of outwardly...
3768484 GASTRIC COOLING APPARATUS  
A gastric cooling apparatus which can be used for general cooling but which is especially adapted for local cooling, to reduce blood flow in the vessels supplying the stomach wall of a person. The...
3630172 DIET REMINDER MANIKIN  
A structure comprising a manikin enclosed in a suitable enclosure is capable of manipulation by the user each time that a number of calories of food or grams of carbohydrate has been consumed by...
3587590 DEVICE FOR DISCOURAGING SMOKING AND OVEREATING  
3227154 Diagnostic bag with impressionable outer surface and method of using it  
3224442 Weight repulsing and cigarette reneging appliance  
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