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Gastric Banding

Gastric banding

A band is placed around the upper part of the stomach, creating a pouch. The band is adjustable, so the size of the opening between the pouch and the stomach can be adjusted.

Current as of: September 23, 2020

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review:

E. Gregory Thompson MD - Internal Medicine

Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine

Martin J. Gabica MD - Family Medicine

Ali Tavakkoli FACS, FRCS, MD - General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery

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