Type of Surgery
The innovative and minimally invasive lap-band procedure involves the insertion of a laparoscopic gastric band around the patient's stomach. This adjustable accessory not only shrinks the stomach, but it is fully adjustable by the surgeon to meet each individual patient's needs.
Finding a Lap Band Surgeon
Lap-Band surgery is a life-changing procedure. The positive outcomes youâ€™ve heard aboutâ€”the weight loss, the lifestyle improvements, the health...
Introduction to Lap Band Surgery
Lap-Band Surgery is a revolutionary new procedure for those struggling to combat dangerous weight problems. Like a gastric bypass, it also reduces...
What to Expect on the Day of Surgery
Surgery can be somewhat frightening even for the bravest among us. You are only partially clothed, everywhere you look people are dressed in masks...
Since FDA approval in 2001 the LAP-BAND has ranked second among all bariatric procedures performed in the U.S. and, to date, approximately 300,000 LAP-BAND procedures have been performed worldwide according to a study performed in 2007.
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