Laparoscopic Gastric Banding
Laparoscopic Gastric Banding is a highly advanced surgical procedure for weight loss surgery. It is a minimal invasive procedure therefore chances of any side effect is close to zero. During the procedure, the bariatric surgeon uses a soft silicone ring with an expandable balloon is tied around the top of patient’s stomach. The ring divides the stomach in two sections which restricts the food intake thereby inducing weight loss process.
Why would surgery be an option?Most of us believe that we can lose weight as fast as we gain it. But, that is not the case; sometimes it becomes almost impossible to lose weight despite following all the diets and exercises.
Limitations for gastric banding
Of course, weight loss surgeries are quite effective but it is not always that a surgeon will go for it or would suggest a patient to go under the knife. In case of health issues like intestinal disorder or any end-stage diseases the doctor would not recommend weight loss surgery.
What is the duration of the surgery?
The surgery will be conducted in 30 to 60 minutes.
How will Laparoscopic Band help me?
It will not result in immediate weight loss. But, gradually it will restrict the intake of food (calories) and will fasten the weight loss process helping you in getting rid of other health issues related to obesity.