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Advantages of Lap-Band Surgery

 

The LAP-BAND® Advantages at a Glance

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  • Least invasive surgical option
  • No intestinal re-routing
  • No cutting or stapling of the stomach wall or bowel
  • Small incisions and minimal scarring
  • Reduced patient pain, length of hospital stay and recovery period
Fewer Risks and Side Effects
  • Significantly lower mortality risk compared to other weight-loss surgeries
  • Low risk of nutritional deficiencies associated with gastric bypass
  • Reduced risk of hair loss
  • No “dumping syndrome” related to dietary intake restrictions
Adjustable
  • Allows individualized degree of restriction for ideal rate of weight-loss
  • Adjustments performed without additional surgery
  • Supports pregnancy by allowing stomach outlet size to be opened to accommodate increased nutritional needs
  • Only surgical option designed to help maintain long-term weight loss
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  • Removable at any time
  • Stomach and other anatomy are generally restored to their original forms and functions
Effective Long-Term Weight Loss
  • More than 200,000 LAP-BAND® Systems placed worldwide
  • Standard of care for hundreds of surgeons around the world
  • Academic publications with up to 10 years of follow-up

 

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Adjustable Gastric Banding  l  Gastric Bypass Surgery  l  Realize Gastric Banding  l  Vertical Gastric Sleeve  l  Duodenal Switch

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