Duration of Treatmentusually takes 1.5 to 3 hours.

Days of Stayusually 2 - 4 days at the hospital and 15 days outside the hospital.

AnesthesiaGeneral anaesthesia.

CostOn Request

What is Lap-Band surgery?

Lap-Band surgery is also called gastric banding surgery. Lap-Band surgery is the best option for weight loss. It’s a weight loss surgery performed to limit the amount of food a person can eat. In lap band surgery the patient can only eat a small amount of food after a small pouch is created in the stomach.

There are many types of Lap Band  (gastric banding surgery) -

  1. Adjustable gastric banding (AGB).
  2. Vertical banded gastroplasty (VBG)
  3. Vertical sleeve gastrectomy (VSG)

Lap Band Surgery signs & symptoms include:

  • Candidate  with a BMI greater than 40
  • Men candidate who are 100 pounds over their standard body weight or women who are 80 pounds over their standard body weight.
  • Candidate with a BMI of 35 or more who have another condition such as obesity-related type 2 diabetes, sleep apnea, or heart disease.

Lap Band Surgery risk factor includes:

  • Leakage.
  • Blood clots.
  • Infection.
  • Gallstones.
  • Poor nutrition
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Bleeding ulcer
  • The Lap-Band patient is required to go for PSC ( Pre-surgery check-up )  to do some blood test, ECG and ECH for Cardiac check-up and urine tests to know he /she is fit for  Lap-Band surgery or not.
  • Before the operation, you’ll be asked to sign a consent form, which gives the surgeon permission to carry out the treatment.
  • The doctor should be informed about any medication that the patient may be taking.
  • The patient is admitted to the hospital on same days before the procedures and advised to remain empty stomach/Fasting.
  • Thinners medicines have to stop before ten days of surgery.

Before surgery, the surgeon and anaesthesia doctors will guide you about the benefits and risk factor of stomach stapling surgery

Step 1 – Anesthesia: Lap band surgery takes usually take several hours by giving general anaesthesia.

Step 2 – The incision:

  1. The surgeon will make a large incision in the abdomen and makes 2 to 5 hole in the stomach. And the surgeon wills inserts a small camera attached to a tube to views the procedure on a screen.
  2. Lap-Band surgery was done by using a laparoscopic technique.
  3. Carbon dioxide gas will be introduced into the abdomen to inflate the abdominal cavity so that the stomach and other structures can easily be visualized.
  4. The surgeon will place the gastric band on top of the stomach to create the small pouch.
  5. A drain may be placed in the incision site to remove fluid.

Step 3 – Closing the incisions: The Surgeon will flap the skin with the help of Sutures, skin adhesives, tapes or clips close the skin incisions and put the sterile dressing on your wounds.

  • Patients return to normal everyday activities after 3 to 5 weeks.
  • Patients are encouraged to get out of bed and walk around as soon as possible to prevent pneumonia.
  • Regular changes in surgical dressings. Patients may be given additional dressings for use at home if needed.
  • After tap band surgery you will only be able to eat small amounts of food at a time –one cup or less. You must chew your food thoroughly and not overeat.
  • Lifelong changes in eating habits.
  • A healthy diet and exercise results in greater weight loss following stomach stapling surgery.
  • For the first two weeks, you will eat liquid and pureed foods and gradually move onto solid foods.
  • Take painkillers to ease any discomfort following tap band surgery.
  • A minimum of five years of follow-up visits to the surgeon to monitor weight maintenance and other health concerns.

Patients with lab band surgery success rate are very high more than 99% and the very low mortality rate is only 0.1 %.  However, the amount of weight lost by each patient will vary depending on individual circumstances.

  • Are you board-certified Bariatric Surgeon?
  • Does your hospital certify to perform Lap band surgery?
  • Am I a good patient for you to this Lap band surgery procedure?
  • Let me know success rates and how long time will take for recovery?
  • What are the risk factors for Lap-band surgery?
  • What treatment plan do you recommend? Why?
  • What are my options if I am not satisfied with the outcome of my Lap band surgery?
  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of Lap band surgery?
  • How will a long time take this Lap band surgery?
  • How long I have to say in the hospital and outside the hospital?
  • How long will it take to recover?
  • When can I go for normal activities, including exercise?
  • Do I have stitches, staples, and/or bandages?
  • Do I have a scar or other permanent effects from the surgery?
  • Do I need to go another surgery in the future?
  • What Lifestyle Changes Are Necessary After Weight Loss Surgery?
  • How Will My Physical Appearance Change After Weight Loss Surgery?
  • Do I need any follow-up appointments or tests after my surgery?

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LAP BAND SURGERY

Duration of Treatmentusually takes 1.5 to 3 hours.

Days of Stayusually 2 - 4 days at the hospital and 15 days outside the hospital.

AnesthesiaGeneral anaesthesia.

CostOn Request

What is Lap-Band surgery?

Lap-Band surgery is also called gastric banding surgery. Lap-Band surgery is the best option for weight loss. It’s a weight loss surgery performed to limit the amount of food a person can eat. In lap band surgery the patient can only eat a small amount of food after a small pouch is created in the stomach.

There are many types of Lap Band  (gastric banding surgery) -

  1. Adjustable gastric banding (AGB).
  2. Vertical banded gastroplasty (VBG)
  3. Vertical sleeve gastrectomy (VSG)

symptoms

Lap Band Surgery signs & symptoms include:

  • Candidate  with a BMI greater than 40
  • Men candidate who are 100 pounds over their standard body weight or women who are 80 pounds over their standard body weight.
  • Candidate with a BMI of 35 or more who have another condition such as obesity-related type 2 diabetes, sleep apnea, or heart disease.

risk factors

Lap Band Surgery risk factor includes:

  • Leakage.
  • Blood clots.
  • Infection.
  • Gallstones.
  • Poor nutrition
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Bleeding ulcer

preparation

  • The Lap-Band patient is required to go for PSC ( Pre-surgery check-up )  to do some blood test, ECG and ECH for Cardiac check-up and urine tests to know he /she is fit for  Lap-Band surgery or not.
  • Before the operation, you’ll be asked to sign a consent form, which gives the surgeon permission to carry out the treatment.
  • The doctor should be informed about any medication that the patient may be taking.
  • The patient is admitted to the hospital on same days before the procedures and advised to remain empty stomach/Fasting.
  • Thinners medicines have to stop before ten days of surgery.

procedure

Before surgery, the surgeon and anaesthesia doctors will guide you about the benefits and risk factor of stomach stapling surgery

Step 1 – Anesthesia: Lap band surgery takes usually take several hours by giving general anaesthesia.

Step 2 – The incision:

  1. The surgeon will make a large incision in the abdomen and makes 2 to 5 hole in the stomach. And the surgeon wills inserts a small camera attached to a tube to views the procedure on a screen.
  2. Lap-Band surgery was done by using a laparoscopic technique.
  3. Carbon dioxide gas will be introduced into the abdomen to inflate the abdominal cavity so that the stomach and other structures can easily be visualized.
  4. The surgeon will place the gastric band on top of the stomach to create the small pouch.
  5. A drain may be placed in the incision site to remove fluid.

Step 3 – Closing the incisions: The Surgeon will flap the skin with the help of Sutures, skin adhesives, tapes or clips close the skin incisions and put the sterile dressing on your wounds.

post procedure

  • Patients return to normal everyday activities after 3 to 5 weeks.
  • Patients are encouraged to get out of bed and walk around as soon as possible to prevent pneumonia.
  • Regular changes in surgical dressings. Patients may be given additional dressings for use at home if needed.
  • After tap band surgery you will only be able to eat small amounts of food at a time –one cup or less. You must chew your food thoroughly and not overeat.
  • Lifelong changes in eating habits.
  • A healthy diet and exercise results in greater weight loss following stomach stapling surgery.
  • For the first two weeks, you will eat liquid and pureed foods and gradually move onto solid foods.
  • Take painkillers to ease any discomfort following tap band surgery.
  • A minimum of five years of follow-up visits to the surgeon to monitor weight maintenance and other health concerns.

success rate

Patients with lab band surgery success rate are very high more than 99% and the very low mortality rate is only 0.1 %.  However, the amount of weight lost by each patient will vary depending on individual circumstances.

faqs from doctor

  • Are you board-certified Bariatric Surgeon?
  • Does your hospital certify to perform Lap band surgery?
  • Am I a good patient for you to this Lap band surgery procedure?
  • Let me know success rates and how long time will take for recovery?
  • What are the risk factors for Lap-band surgery?
  • What treatment plan do you recommend? Why?
  • What are my options if I am not satisfied with the outcome of my Lap band surgery?
  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of Lap band surgery?
  • How will a long time take this Lap band surgery?
  • How long I have to say in the hospital and outside the hospital?
  • How long will it take to recover?
  • When can I go for normal activities, including exercise?
  • Do I have stitches, staples, and/or bandages?
  • Do I have a scar or other permanent effects from the surgery?
  • Do I need to go another surgery in the future?
  • What Lifestyle Changes Are Necessary After Weight Loss Surgery?
  • How Will My Physical Appearance Change After Weight Loss Surgery?
  • Do I need any follow-up appointments or tests after my surgery?

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