EndoGastric Solutions receives medical coverage for TIF procedure with EsophyX device, Takeda & Altos partner to develop gastroparesis treatment & more — 4 GI company key notes

Here are four recent news updates on key gastroenterology and endoscopy companies.

Health Care Service Corporation, a commercial health insurer, issued a medical coverage policy for EndoGastric Solutions' Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication procedures using the EsophyX device.

Takeda Pharmaceutical and Altos Therapeutics are teaming up to develop Altos' proprietary compound for treating gastroparesis.

Given Imaging, Olympus, IntroMedic, CapsoVision and Chongqing Jinshan Science & Technology are leading vendors in the global capsule endoscopy system market.

The American Gastroenterological Association Research Foundation and Pfizer are collaborating to offer three new research grants.

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