Evolution of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding

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This article reviews the use of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding in the United States today. It comments on the history of the procedure as well as technical aspects of the operation. Short-term and long-term outcomes of the procedure are examined, and the advantages and disadvantages of this procedure in comparison with the laparoscopic gastric bypass are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1239-1247
Number of pages9
JournalSurgical Clinics of North America
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 2011


  • Gastric banding
  • Gastric bypass
  • Laparoscopy
  • Obesity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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