Mechanics of adjustable gastric band

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The placement of the band produces a little pouch in the leading from the stomach. This pouch holds roughly ½ cup of food, whereas the common stomach holds about six cups of food. The pouch fills with food rapidly, and … Read More

Adjustable gastric band

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A laparoscopic adjustable gastric band, generally known as a ‘a band’, lap band or LAGB, is an inflatable silicone device placed about the leading portion from the stomach to treat obesity, intended to slow consumption of foods and therefore the … Read More