Melcap technology

Technology via the brain


Gastric Electrical Stimulation (GES) is considered today as one of the possible alternatives to the treatment of Obesity and Overweight. Currently there are several companies, who use the GES for the treatment of Obesity; however, their implementation requires surgical implantation causing possible post-operation medical complications, very expensive and approved for use only for obese persons with BMI more than 35 with a related health condition such as Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol levels or obstructive sleep apnea.

Melcap’s novel ODC system is first of a kind non-invasive, low cost and chemically free techniques, yet based on the same proved GES medical paradigm. ODC system could apply to both obese and overweight individuals starting form BMI= 27.

Benefits and advanced features:
  • Suppresses the appetite and gives the feeling of early satiety;
  • The ingestible capsule is disposable, has no addiction and no side- effects;
  • Based on an innovative medical paradigm which comprises two different types of stimuli, synchronized with a user’s meal schedule;
  • Navigates the capsule inside the GI tract and fits stimulation types vs. location
  • Allows patent tailoring and personalized medical treatment;
  • Using brain-gut connections for the novel type of treatment;