Inamed Development Company

Las Vegas, NV 89109

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 2
Total Value of Awards $0.0
First Award Date 09/30/90
Most Recent Award Date 05/01/92

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Graham Delores Graham 1
Duke Ellen Duke 1

2 Awards Won

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 05/01/92 - 10/31/92

DESCRIPTION (Adapted from Applicant's Abstract): Over 1.5 million Americans suffer from clinically severe obesity, a serious health problem. Surgical intervention is the only proven effective, long-term therapy for most of these individuals. Current surgical procedures restrict food intake or reduce absorption by cutting, stapling, and/or bypa...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/30/90 - 10/31/91

The Silicone Intragastric Balloon (SIB) Project is designed to evaluate the effectiveness of an artificial bezoar to induce weight loss in obese adults. Obesity is a major health concern. Obese Americans have an increased risk of heart disease, diabetes, hypertension and other health problems. Weight loss has positive effects but is often very d...