US Patent 10,080,884 

September 25, 2018

Method and Devices for Activating Adipose Tissue Using Electrical Energy

Inventors: Tamara C. Baynham and Jason L. Harris

Applicant: Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc.

 

Methods and devices are provided for activating brown adipose tissue (BAT) using electrical energy. In general, the methods and devices can facilitate activation of BAT to increase thermogenesis. Increased thermogenesis may provide improvement in weight management.