is a contributing risk factor to more than 30
The most prevalent
are high blood pressure, high cholesterol,
diabetes, heart deseace, stroke, gallbadder disease,
osteoarthritis, sleep apnea, respiratory problems,
endometrial cancer, breast cancer, and colon cancer.
LAPBAND surgery can be a permanent answer.
Overview of LAPBAND Surgery
The goal of the procedure is to help severely
overweight people achieve long-term weight loss.
If you are considering weight loss surgery, it
is good to consider the different aspects of your
options and learn more about LAPBAND procedure.
system received FDA approval in June of 2001.
It was invented by an American and a Swedish surgeon.
dThe LAPBAND system is preferred because it is
minimally invasive, much
safer than Gastric Bypass
, requires no intestinal
rerouting, and it is reversible.
Reasons the LAPBAND system is preferred
over Gastric Bypass:
vIt can ve done
on an outpatient basic, does not result in potential
malnutrition, it just as effective as Gastric
Bypass over a three year period.
The LAPBAND surgery is preferred over Gastric
LAPBAND surgery can be done on an outpatient basic.
It does not result in potential malnutrition.
One of the fastest growing forms of bariatric
(weight loss) surgery is the LAP BAND® procedure.
It has been used in the United States since June 2001,
the date that is was approved by the FDA, and has
been used in Europe and Australia since 1993. As of
June 2006, over 200,000 people worldwide have undergone
the LAP-BAND® procedure.