Gastric Banding

By: Dr. Samuel Bledsoe  09/15/2015
Keywords: bariatric surgery, Weight Loss Surgery, Lap Band

Gastric banding, also known by its trade names Lap Band and Realize Band, is the least invasive form of bariatric surgery. The gastric band is essentially an inflatable tube that is fully adjustable and reversible. Its safety as a bariatric procedure is unparalleled because it does not require the alteration of the stomach pouch or the rerouting of the small intestine in order to function.

Keywords: bariatric surgeon, bariatric surgery, Gastric Banding, Lap Band, Lap Band Surgery, Weight Loss Surgery

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