Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band

  • This involves placing an inflatable band around the upper portion of the stomach creating a small gastric pouch above the neck of the stomach.
  • The AGB works by reducing hunger, the mechanism for this is not well understood.

Advantages

  1. Very safe to insert
  2. Short hospital stay (24 hours)
  3. Reversible
  4. Low risk of micronutrient deficiencies

Disadvantages

  1. Slow weight loss
  2. Poor weight loss in many
  3. Food intolerance, reflux, vomiting
  4. Device failure
  5. High re-operation rate

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Suite 19, Level 5, 1 South Street, KOGARAH, NSW, 2217

P: 02 9553 7288
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