Weight Loss Pump Reduces Calories Absorbed by Body

The AspireAssist stomach pump pulls food out of the user's belly before the body can fully digest it.
2:07 | 01/08/13

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Aspired assist a tube -- meant. The aspire assist a tube is inserted into your stomach through on minimally invasive and -- Coptic procedure. During this procedure your doctor will insert an and the -- through your mouth and -- it down your esophagus and into your stomach. A camera attached to the and the scope will produce images of the inside of your summit which will be displayed on a video monitor. Next your doctor will insert a needle through your skin in -- Dominic at the location where the eight CU is to be placed. The and the scope will be used to locate the end of the needle inside your stomach and encircle it with the wires snare. Your doctor will then pass a thin wire through this needle into your stomach. Grasp the wire with a snare. And pull both the and the scope and wire out through your math. At this point there will be a thin wire answering the front of your abdomen into your stomach and continuing upward and out of your mouth. -- doctor will attach the -- to the wire outside of your mouth. I gently tugging on the other end of the wire. He or she will -- -- two back through your mouth and esophagus. And into your stomach. Your doctor will continue to poll until the tip of the tube comes through a small one centimeter incision in your abdominal -- A soft round bumper attached to the portion of the -- that remains inside the stomach help secure the tube in place. Once your skin has healed around the -- tube the tube will be shortened to the surface of your abdomen. A small stand skin port is attached to the end of the 82 and will sit nearly flush against your skin. This imports serves as a valve to open and close the -- when you asked to rate your stomach contents using the aspire assist aspiration therapy system.

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