Laparoscopic gastric banding or Lap-band is one of the popular Bariatric surgery procedures performed with minimal invasive surgery. It involves placing an adjustable silicon band around the upper part of the stomach that is connected to a port on abdominal wall. This band can be inflated or deflated according to the requirement of the body. The band reduces the size of the stomach and patient feels satiety on small meals. As patient consumes fewer calories, weight loss occurs following this procedure.
- Bariatric Surgery
- Stem Cell