Safe + Effective Treatment

Give your patients an effective option they can feel comfortable with.

A Safer Weight Loss Alternative

Because vBloc® Therapy is a minimally invasive option, it offers patients a reassuring alternative while delivering clinically meaningful weight loss.

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13% complication rate8

Gastric Sleeve

The most common serious complications include staple line leaks, bleeding, stenosis/strictures and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).9

13% complication rate8

Gastric Band

Complications include band erosion or leak, blood clots, constipation, bowel perforations, esophageal dilation, food trapping, gallstones, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), hiatal hernia, indigestions, nausea and vomiting.9

21% complication rate8

Gastric Bypass

Complications include bleeding, blood clots, constipation, bowel obstruction, dumping syndrome, dehydration, dyspepsia, gallstones, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), hypoglycemia, incisional hernia, leaks, and nausea.9

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Mike,
vBloc Patient *
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“I wasn’t happy with the options out there. I had a close friend who went through gastric bypass. The side effects for her were horrible. I didn’t want to lose weight and still be limited.”

Clinically Significant Weight Loss

Average EWL within 12 months for patients receiving 12 hours of active patients therapy per day.3

85%

of patients who received vBloc® Therapy were able to maintain, decrease or discontinue their diabetes medications (in a feasibility study of 28 patients) while achieving improved glycemic control at 12 months.4

more weight loss in the first year than patients who did not receive vBloc Therapy.5

Minimally invasive

  • Laparoscopic procedure means shorter recovery time, less scarring for patients
  • The majority of laparoscopic procedures can be performed in an outpatient setting

Anatomy Sparing

  • Implantation does not require surgical alteration of the digestive anatomy
  • Non-malabsorptive10
  • Does not require a life-long regimen of nutritional supplements10

Non-Restrictive

  • Patients can enjoy the same kinds of foods as family and friends5
Read the clinical summaries on vBloc Therapy.

Quality-of-Life Improvements

  • Hunger control: Many patients report feeling fuller earlier in meals, and maintaining that fullness longer11
  • Durable weight loss: Patients who received vBloc Therapy were more successful at maintaining their weight loss at 18 months11
  • Patients reported greater restraint around food11
  • Patients who received vBloc Therapy saw noticeable improvement in their daily lives11

Erica,
vBloc Patient *
Patient info.
Results may vary.

“It’s almost too simple to say I’m not as hungry. I have a mental freedom from food now and it is so worth it. It’s a wonderful feeling. I’m getting help, but I’m the one making the choices. I’m finally able to do it.”