Adjustable Gastric Banding

Adjustable Gastric Banding

The average weight loss in 12 months is about 50%.

Characteristics

  • The band is adjustable.
  • Laparoscopic Surgery (Minimally Invasive).
  • Reversible.

Advantages

  • It is performed laparoscopic surgery through small incisions of about 2cm.
  • The stomach in this surgery remains intact, not cut or staples are applied, this decreases the risk of bleeding, perforation and leakage of stomach.
  • The adjustability of the band is customized according to lifestyle needs and weight loss of each patient.
  • In case of pregnancy, only it recommended loosen the band and can take normally can be adjusted again at the end of lactation.
  • No risk of malnutrition, food, vitamins and minerals are absorbed normally.
  • The access port adjustability is not visible, this sutured in the muscle of the abdominal wall.