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Gastric Band

Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band (LAGB), or Lap-Band is a bariatric procedure. Furthermore, the procedure involves placing an adjustable band around the upper stomach. Specifically to create a small pouch. Moreover, this restriction limits food intake per meal. Eventually helps maintain a feeling of fullness between meals, aiding in weight loss.

Who is a Candidate for the Procedure?

In particular, the Lap-Band, suitable for those with a BMI over 30, can help manage or prevent conditions. Such as diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, sleep apnea, and heart disease. Calculate your BMI.

Before and After Transformation

Gastric Band | Lap-Band Procedure (Before)
Gastric Band | Lap-Band Procedure (After)

Procedure Benefits and Post Operative Care

Nonetheless, the gastric band provides significant benefits including:

  • Minimally Invasive.
  • Gradual Weight Loss.
  • Reversibility Potential.

Besides this, our surgeons guide patients through the pre and post-operative. For instance:

  • Recommendation on band revision.
  • Regular checks with follow-up appointments.
  • Post-surgery diet and physical activity guidance.

Gastric Band – Procedure Cost

Certainly, the cost does not only include the price of the product. But more importantly, the skill and expertise of the specialist performing the procedure. Likewise, our highly experienced and trained bariatric surgeons have years of experience. Especially, treating patients using the gastric lap-band procedure. For more pricing details, special offers and financing options contact us.

Gastric Band – Expected Results

In fact, as with any other weight loss procedure. Behavior modification and dietary compliance are the key players in determining the long-term success of the procedure. Particularly, it comes down to how committed the patient is to losing the extra weight.

Gastric Band – Associated Risk

Indeed, Lap-Band has one of the lowest peri-operative risks amongst laparoscopic weight loss operations. However, some risks involved include:

  • Prolapse.
  • Cuff erosion.
  • Bleeding (< 1%).
  • Esophageal dilation.
  • Band system leak (rare).
  • Eventual explanation (> 25%).

Arrange Your Consultation Today

Interested in Gastric Band surgery or other bariatric weight loss procedures? Call us at (727) 868-4490 or schedule your consultation. To further inquire about the procedure cost and eligibility criteria in Tampa Bay, FL. 

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