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Gastric Banding Surgery

 

 

Obesity has reached epidemic proportions in UAE. This page contains information and support for permanent weight loss through gastric banding surgery. Our highly trained staff and specialized facility understand your needs and will assist you in finding the right weight loss method and surgeon. This website was designed to provide detailed information regarding the advantages, disadvantages and risks involved with gastric banding surgery. The links to the left will provide you with helpful and accurate information about morbid obesity, weight loss surgery and the lap-band procedure.

 

Lap-Band Surgical Procedure


The Lap-Band system is designed to help you lose excess body weight for resolution of obesity-related health conditions and enhancement of life. In partnership with leading bariatric surgeons around the world, a new surgical approachLAP-BAND System procedure for permanent weight loss. has been developed that eliminates many of the known associated operative risks and provides unique benefits compared to other obesity surgeries. This effort has resulted in the Lap-Band system, the only adjustable and reversible obesity surgery that does not require cutting and stapling of the stomach or gastrointestinal re-routing to bypass normal digestion.

 

 

What to expect after Gastric Banding

 

These are guidelines for changes in your diet and behavior after LAP-BAND surgery. But these guidelines are not all you need. Your weight management team will have specific instructions for you, so be sure you understand what they are. Also, keep regular appointments with your health care providers. That way, they can carefully keep track of your progress. You also need to promptly report any unusual symptoms you have to your surgeon.

 

 

The benefits of Laparoscopic Gastric Banding

 

75% of patients are expected to lose 75 to 80% of their excess body weight. Well over 70 to 80% of patients with hypertension will be off medications and well over 90% of patients with type II non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus are expected to be off medication. Drastically improved, if not completely resolved includes sleep apnea, asthma, joint pain, arthritis, reflux, fatigue, shortness of breath and an overall increased sense of well-being.  Click here for more information about the benefits of gastric banding surgery.

 

 

Candidates for LAP-BAND

 

Lap-Band System surgery is recommended for those persons who are 90 pounds or more overweight and have or are likely to have medical complications that will be helped, and in many instances, cured by substantial weight loss. While weight loss surgery is not for everyone, there are a large number of patients for whom losing a lot of weight is imperative, including those suffering from diabetes, high blood pressure, heart trouble, shortness of breath, arthritis and orthopedic (bone) problems with their legs, hips or back.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Health Care in Dubai  :  Travel Arrangements in Dubai  :  Qualify for Bariatric Surgery  :  Obesity Health Risks

Bariatric Surgery and Diabetes  :  About Morbid Obesity  :  Childhood Obesity in UAE  :  Gastric Bypass Glossary

Compare Bariatric Surgeries  :  Gastric Bypass Surgery  :  Gastric Bypass Benefits   :  Gastric Bypass Risks

Laparoscopic Gastric Banding  :  Lap-Band Benefits & Risks  :  Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy  :  Sleeve Benefits & Risks

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