Patent Number: 6,966,875

Title: Adjustable gastric implant

Abstract: A gastric band implant characterized in that a strap constituted by an elongate piece is secured to the inside of an inflatable bag. The width and thickness of the piece are smaller than the corresponding dimensions of an oblong right cross-section of the bag. The piece possesses convex longitudinal edges and has complementary overlapping connection structures on opposite end portions of the strap.

Inventors: Longobardi; Bruno (Villeurbanne, FR)

Assignee: Medical Innovation Developpement

International Classification: A61F 5/00 (20060101); A61F 002/02 ()

Expiration Date: 1/22/02018