Gastro Jejunal Inner Lumen Bypass Device Inhibits the Growth of PigsHidetoshi Matsunami1-3, Noriko Sasaki2, Tomomi Yoshikawa2*, Masao Takemura2,3, Kazuhiro Watanabe4, 5, Sanae Shibata4, Mifumi Kawabe4, Tatsuya Matsubara5, Yuki Murakami6 and Makoto Hayashi2
- Corresponding Author:
- Tomomi Yoshikawa
Research Park, Sosaikouseikai Clinical Foundation
Matsunami General Hospital, 185-1 Dendai
Kasamatsu-cho, Hashimagun, Gifu 501-6062, Japan
E-mail: [email protected] matsunami-hsp.or.jp
Received date: November 05, 2015; Accepted date: January 18, 2016; Published date: January 25, 2016
Citation: Matsunami H, Sasaki N, Yoshikawa T, Takemura M, Watanabe K, et al. (2016) Gastro Jejunal Inner Lumen Bypass Device Inhibits the Growth of Pigs. J Diabetic Complications Med 1:103. doi: 10.4172/2475-3211.1000103
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The EndoBarrier has a weak point caused by a Teflon membrane, which completely inhibits the movement of water and food. We developed a new type of gastro jejunal inner lumen bypass device (GJB) using an artificial net that has a hole instead of a membrane. We inserted a net in the gastric antrum-duodenum–jejunum via open laparotomy. The growth of pigs with long nets was suppressed compared with the sham operation. However, there were no differences in blood biochemistry or anatomical findings at autopsy between the groups. As a result, GJB can control the growth of pigs without requiring dietary restriction.