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Andrew Storm MDInterview with
Dr. Andy Storm

Chief of Endoscopy,
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

discussing future approach to weight loss options


A system and method for providing a novel trans-abdominal gastric access device for surgical instruments by means of a percutaneous abdominal-gastric cannula with internal bolster that is positioned endoscopically similar to a standard pull-through percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy technique. 

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Endo-TAGSS is currently actively involved in studies to address the burgeoning obesity epidemic, working with Dr. Andrew Storm and Dr. Barham K. Abu Dayyeh, MAYO Clinic Rochester MN. Preliminary studies show feasibility of TAGSS Antral Gastroplasty as a possible alternative to Endoscopic and Surgical Gastric Sleeve as well as Roux-n-Y Gastric Bypass.

Data using a porcine model was presented at DDW 2023. This innovative and disruptive technology can theoretically be accomplished in an out-patient setting and be safer, more cost effective and widely available than current treatments.