Curon Medical, Inc Company Profile

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Curon Medical, Inc., founded in 1997, develops, manufactures and markets innovative, proprietary products for the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders.The Company's products comprise the Stretta® System for treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and the Secca® System for treatment of fecal incontinence. Both systems consist of a radiofrequency energy generator and single-use energy delivery devices.
The Stretta® System received U.S. Food and Drug Administration clearance in April 2000 for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease, commonly referred to as GERD. The Secca® System received clearance from the FDA in March 2002 for the treatment of fecal incontinence in patients who have failed more conservative therapy.
Curon Medical continues to develop additional outpatient solutions for patients with other digestive system disorders.


46117 Landing Parkway
United States of America


Phone: (510) 661-1800
Fax: (510) 661-1899

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