New Studies Back Lap-Band as an Effective Treatment for Obesity

Realize Gastric BandTwo significant studies published recently in Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases have backed up the belief that Lap-Band surgery, a trade name for Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding, is an effective and safe bariatric procedure for obese people suffering from one or more obesity related diseases.

This comes at the heels of new government guidelines loosening Lap-Band qualification guidelines to allow patients with a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 30 or over to undergo the Lap-Band procedure if they have one or more obesity related conditions and if they otherwise qualify for surgery. For more information on the studies, please visit:

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