EnteroMedics to Host Third Quarter 2012 Financial Results

EnteroMedics to Host Third Quarter 2012 Financial Results Conference
Call and Provide Business Update 
ST. PAUL, MN -- (Marketwire) -- 10/17/12 --   EnteroMedics Inc.
(NASDAQ: ETRM), the developer of medical devices using neuroblocking
technology to treat obesity, metabolic diseases and other
gastrointestinal disorders, today announced that it will host a
conference call on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 11:00 AM Eastern
Time to discuss corporate updates and financial results for the third
quarter ended September 30, 2012.  
Conference Call Details 
The conference call may be accessed by dialing (877) 280-7473 (U.S.
and Canada) or (707) 287-9370 (international), and entering passcode
47062909. A replay of the call will be available from October 24,
2012 at 2:00 PM Eastern Time through January 24, 2013 at 11:59 PM
Eastern Time by dialing (855) 859-2056 (U.S. and Canada) or (404)
537-3406 (international) and entering passcode 47062909.  
To access the live webcast, visit the events page of the investor
relations section of EnteroMedics' website at www.enteromedics.com. A
replay of the webcast will be available immediately after the
conference call.  
About EnteroMedics Inc.  
EnteroMedics is a medical device company focused on the development
and commercialization of its neuroscience based technology to treat
obesity and metabolic diseases. EnteroMedics' proprietary technology,
VBLOC(R) vagal blocking therapy, delivered by a pacemaker-like device
called the Maestro(R) Rechargeable System, is designed to
intermittently block the vagus nerves using high-frequency,
low-energy, electrical impulses. VBLOC allows people with obesity to
take a positive path towards weight loss, addressing the lifelong
challenge of obesity and its comorbidities without sacrificing
wellbeing or comfort. EnteroMedics' Maestro Rechargeable System has
received CE Mark and is listed on the Australian Register of
Therapeutic Goods.  
Forward-Looking Safe Harbor Statement:  
This press release contains forward-looking statements about
EnteroMedics Inc. Our actual results could differ materially from
those discussed due to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and
other factors including our limited history of operations; our losses
since inception and for the foreseeable future; our lack of
commercial regulatory approval for our Maestro(R) System for the
treatment of obesity in the United States or in any foreign market
other than Australia and the European Community; our preliminary
findings from our EMPOWER(TM) pivotal trial; our ability to comply
with the Nasdaq continued listing requirements; our ability to
commercialize our Maestro System; our dependence on third parties to
initiate and perform our clinical trials; the need to obtain
regulatory approval for any modifications to our Maestro System;
physician adoption of our Maestro System and VBLOC(R) vagal blocking
therapy; our ability to obtain third party coding, coverage or
payment levels; ongoing regulatory compliance; our dependence on
third party manufacturers and suppliers; the successful development
of our sales and marketing capabilities; our ability to raise
additional capital when needed; international commercialization and
operation; our ability to attract and retain management and other
personnel and to manage our growth effectively; potential product
liability claims; potential healthcare fraud and abuse claims;
healthcare legislative reform; and our ability to obtain and maintain
intellectual property protection for our technology and products.
These and additional risks and uncertainties are described more fully
in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission,
particularly those factors identified as "risk factors" in the annual
report on Form 10-K filed March 15, 2012. We are providing this
information as of the date of this press release and do not undertake
any obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained in
this document as a result of new information, future events or
Caution -- Investigational device. Limited by Federal (United States)
law to investigational use.  
The implantation procedure and usage of the Maestro(R) System carry
some risks, such as the risks generally associated with laparoscopic
procedures and those related to treatment as described in the
ReCharge clinical trial informed consent.  
EnteroMedics Inc.
Greg S. Lea
(651) 789-2860
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