What is Gastric Lap-band removal?

Category: Surgeries


A laparoscopic adjustable gastric band, Lap band, is an inflatable device placed around the top portion of the stomach to treat obesity by reducing the amount of food eaten. This is removed once weight loss is no longer needed, or for another medically needed reason.

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Stopped having Gastric Lap-band removal

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Less than 1 month 2
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