First human implant of the (BNM)

here below the radiographs made in the August-November period

at first: the plant was received

at second: benefits it had already produced

 

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August 19, 2018

No complications. Blood pressure and heart frequency are in the normal range and the patient feels fine.


August 19, 2018

Gastrografin (radiopaque contrast medium) reveals a marked stomach peristaltic activity.

The contraction ring is systematically centered on the BNM area and the smooth muscle reacts clearly and constantly.

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November 5, 2018

After more than 3 months, no dislocation of the implanted BNM is reported.

In the pictures below, the x-Rays transit shows strong peristaltic activity. Among three progressive peristaltic rings, the first one is still clearly starting from the BNM.


November 5, 2018

The proximal and distal sphincters react strongly to the BNM, indicating that it

neutralizes both gastro-esophageal and gastro-duodenal reflux.

The BNM’s generated peristaltic contractual ring is evidence of a pace-maker effect of the device on the stomach.

On the other hand, the systemic neuromodulation effect is revealed by the heart rate variability (HRV) measurement and study.

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