laparoscopic gastric banding

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laparoscopic gastric banding (LGB)

gastric banding performed through a laparoscope.

lap·a·ro·scop·ic gas·tric band·ing

(lapăr-ŏ-skopik gastrik banding)
A band surigically placed around the stomach that is used to restrict filling so that the patient will feel satiated sooner and stop eating.

laparoscopic gastric banding

A bariatric surgical treatment in which an adjustable band is placed around the upper stomach, restricting the volume of food that can be ingested and increasing the sense of satiety after a meal. Relative to other forms of bariatric surgery, gastric banding is less effective; patients who undergo gastric banding achieve less weight loss. However the procedure is commonly employed and achieves the intended weight loss for appropriately chosen patients.
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We systematically reviewed positive cultures for rapidly growing mycobacteria isolated at Queensland Mycobacterium Reference Laboratory (QMRL, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia) that were associated with laparoscopic gastric banding based on the clinical notes provided with the specimen.
In-hospital bariatric surgery outcomes were significantly better in patients who had laparoscopic gastric banding than in those who had gastric bypass.
Forse cited was a Food and Drug Administration safety and efficacy trial evaluating laparoscopic gastric banding from 1995 to 1998.
Laparoscopic gastric banding for morbid obesity in a patient with situs inversus totalis.
Laparoscopic gastric banding is safe, [is] easy to perform, has no significant complications, and is easy to adjust or reverse.
Washington, July 2 (ANI): Laparoscopic gastric banding surgery - the "Lap-Band" procedure - not only helps obese adolescents achieve significant weight loss but can also improve and even reverse metabolic syndrome, reducing their risk for cardiovascular disease and diabetes, according to a new study.
In laparoscopic gastric banding, an adjustable silicone band that induces weight loss by creating a small proximal gastric pouch is placed.
For the first stage, he recommended vertical sleeve gastrectomy, which is an effective short-term weight loss procedure, or laparoscopic gastric banding.
In laparoscopic gastric banding, surgeons place an adjustable silicone band that induces weight loss by creating a small proximal gastric pouch.

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