Magnets for therapy in the GI tract

Pádraig Cantillon-Murphy, PhD, from the School of Engineering at University College Cork, in Cork, Ireland discusses this article, "Magnets for therapy in the GI tract: a systematic review." This systematic review examined the increasing interest in the use of magnets and magnetic materials for therapeutic purposes in the gastrointestinal tract. The review analyzes 47 publications …

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Report on Emerging Technology: Magnets in the GI tract

Klaus Gottlieb, MD, MBA, a Clinical Professor of Medicine at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., shares highlights from the ASGE Report on Emerging Technology “Magnets in the GI tract."  Produced by the ASGE Technology Committee, the focus of this Emerging Technology Report is magnet related techniques and devices that are of interest to the …

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