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Weight Loss Surgery Adjustable Gastric Banding


During an adjustable gastric banding procedure, also known as AGB or Lap-Band,

your surgeon will wrap an inflatable ring around the upper part of the stomach

As the band is inflated, it will squeeze the stomach to create a small upper pouch and a narrow opening into the larger, lower portion.

This may be done through tiny incisions using a laparoscope.

The band may be adjusted at any time.