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Lap band surgery is the most effective surgery for the morbid obesity. It is FDA approved surgery. Its success rate is high so it is most recommended surgery for weight loss. It has many advantages over other weight loss surgery. In this surgery lap band is used as restrictive device to restrict the capacity of stomach and reduce the amount of food intake. There are so many advantages of lap band surgery, some of them are –
Surgery does not require stomach cutting and stapling or gastrointestinal re-routing to bypass normal digestion.
Small incisions made in the abdominal rather than a large one . So it is painless surgery.
Lap band place laparoscopically inside the stomach.
You can reduce 50% weight in 18 months.
Lap band can be adjusted without any surgery at any point of time depending upon the need of patient.
Surgery is reversible. This means band can be removed at any point of time.
After removal stomach or other parts restored to their original form and function.
Band controls the stoma (stomach outlet) between the two stomach areas.
It has less than 1% morality rate.
It is least invasive weight loss surgery.
It has lowest complication at the time of surgery or after the surgery.
Surgery takes place in only about 30 minutes.
You can go same day or you can stay for one day. A shorter hospital stay.
You can walk or go to office after 7 days of surgery.
Quick recovery after surgery.
There is No Dumping Syndrome with this surgery.
It has low malnutrition rate.
It has long term weight loss rate.
It allows for pregnancy or creates higher chances for pregnancy.
This surgery is for every age group people.
These are some benefits of lap band surgery than other available weight loss surgery. But to get such advantages you have to follow all the plans prescribed by surgeon like pre-operative test, pre-operative diets, post-operative diet plans etc.