Let's Compare Gastric-Bypass and Lap-Band


Gastric bypass procedures (GBP) are any of a group of similar operations that first divides the stomach into a small upper pouch and a much larger lower "remnant" pouch and then re-arranges the small intestine to connect to both.

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A laparoscopic adjustable gastric band, commonly referred to as a 'a band', lap band or LAGB, is an inflatable silicone device placed around the top portion of the stomach to treat obesity, intended to slow consumption of food and thus the amount of food consumed.

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