EnteroMedics Inc. (EnteroMedics) is a development- stage medical device company. The Company focused on the design and development of devices that use neuroblocking technology to treat obesity, metabolic diseases and other gastrointestinal disorders. The Company�s neuroblocking technology, which it refers to as VBLOC therapy, is designed to intermittently block the vagus nerve. The Company�s initial product is the Maestro System, which uses VBLOC therapy to affect metabolic regulatory control, limits the expansion of the stomach, help control hunger sensations between meals, reduce the frequency and intensity of stomach contractions and produce a feeling of early and prolonged fullness. As of December 31, 2011, the Company�s enrollment and implantation in randomized, double-blind, parallel-group, multicenter pivotal clinical trial (the ReCharge trial), was completed in 233 patients at 10 centers.