Description of Medical ServiceLaparoscopic placement of the Implantable Pulse Generator and Charge Coil with three pairs of Ultraflex gastric leads for treatment of Type 2 Diabetes with obesity to improve glycaemic control and induce weight loss.
Description of Medical ConditionPatients with Type 2 Diabetes with obesity who are inadequately controlled on standard oral glucose lowering (anti-diabetic) therapy.
Reason for ApplicationNew MBS item
Medical Service TypeTherapeutic
Previous Application NumberNot Applicable
PICO ConfirmationComment on the Draft protocol closed at 11:59pm on 14 November 2014
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Public Summary DocumentPublic Summary Document Application No. 1386 – gastric contractility modulation (GCM) therapy for patients with type 2 diabetes and obesity (PDF 216 KB)
Public Summary Document Application No. 1386 – gastric contractility modulation (GCM) therapy for patients with type 2 diabetes and obesity (Word 255 KB)