What is adjustable gastric band surgery?

The adjustable gastric band surgery, which includes Lap Band surgery, is a form of restrictive weight-loss surgery designed for obese patients with a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or greater. The Swedish adjustable gastric band differs greatly from Lap Band surgery because it wasn't created for use with laparoscopic surgical procedure. You can visit this website link to learn about lap band surgery in detail.

If someone has any dependency on alcohol or medicines, they won't be eligible for adjustable band surgery. And mentally disabled or emotionally unstable people probably will not be considered for lap band surgical procedure. However failure of dietary or even weight-loss therapy for several years can make one eligible to the adjustable gastric band treatment.

During surgery the surgeon uses a specialized needle to avoid destruction of the port membrane. Compared to other weight-loss surgeries gastric dumping syndrome problems tend not to occur in lap band surgical treatments because no intestines are removed or re-routed. When fluid is introduced to the stomach the lap band stretches, placing pressure around the outside of the stomach and this decreases how big the passage in the stomach and restricts the movement involving food. Lap band or gastric music group placement, unlike the traditional malabsorptive weight-loss surgery doesn't cut or remove any part of the digestive system.