About The Therapy ENTERRA THERAPY
Enterra™ Therapy may help to control symptoms of chronic nausea and vomiting associated with gastroparesis* caused by diabetes or an unknown origin in patients aged 18-70 years.
The Enterra Therapy system uses an implanted neurostimulator to generate mild electrical pulses that are sent through insulated wires (leads) to the lower stomach.
View photographs, dimensions, and features of the Enterra neurostimulators used for gastric electrical stimulation.
Learn about the probable benefits of gastric electrical stimulation and the risks and complications of the surgical procedure and on-going therapy.
See answers to common questions about gastric electrical stimulation.
Read about the experiences of people who have Enterra Therapy. They share first-hand what life was like for them before and while receiving treatment.
*Humanitarian Device: The Enterra Therapy system for gastric electrical stimulation is authorized by Federal law for use in treatment of chronic intractable (drug refractory) nausea and vomiting secondary to gastroparesis of diabetic or idiopathic etiology. The effectiveness of this device for this use has not been demonstrated. What does this mean?
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