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Is the Gastric Band The Most Useful Weight Loss Surgery Available?

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The gastric band which is typically identified more fully as the laparoscopic adjustable gastric band, is a really useful device to help reduce the volume of food you consume. It basically acts like a belt around the top portion of your stomach, producing a small pouch. You will feel full after eating only a smaller amount of food. This feeling of fullness will stay, and you will feel satisfied eating three quite small meals a day.

The Gastric Lap Band has been utilized since about 1984 in its present form.

It presents several major advantages:

•It is fully adjustable. The adjustability of the lap band gives you and your doctor control to achieve weight loss while not creating too many unpleasant symptoms due to the degree of restriction.

•It is placed laparoscopically. For most people this means they can return to work very quickly after the procedure with a negligable recovery period.

•It is reversible. Removing the band would revert the stomach to its natural size and you would expect to gain weight again in the usual way.

Weight increase is possible with ANY weight loss procedures inclusive of the more radical procedures that initially result in speedy weight loss. World Health Organisation recommendation for monthly weight loss is ½ to 1 kilograms per week and lap patients may lose this, however this is not guaranteed, and depends on the individual, their personal situation, their personal motivation and their personal mobility.

Ulceration Gastritis Erosion – the band can on very rare occasions wear and aggravate a small area on the outside of the stomach which can then, in extreme cases, lead to migration of the band to the inside the stomach. This however is a very rare occurrence and usually warning signs are noticeable far in advance this ever happening.

In general terms the Gastric Lap Band offers a convenient, manageable method of weight loss surgery for the masses at a relatively reasonable cost to both the surgeon and the client which is why it is such a popular procedure. There are alternatives to this procedure such as the gastric sleeve, the gastric balloon, and for the morbidly obese the ultimate method is the gastric ByPass.

In general terms the lap band offers an easy, manageable method of weight loss surgery for the masses at a relatively reasonable cost to both he surgeon and the client.

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Gastric Band Surgery Common Problems

It is unusual for gastric band patients to experience any nutritional deficiencies or malabsorbtion of micronutrients. Gastric dumping syndrome issues also do not commonly occur with gastric band surgery since no intestines are removed or re-routed.

Weight regain is possible with ANY weight loss procedures including the more radical procedures that initially result in rapid weight loss. World Health Organization recommendation for monthly weight loss is ½ to 1 kilograms per week and banded patient may lose this, however this is very variable, and in accordance with the individual, their personal circumstances, their motivational attitude and their personal mobility.

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A commonly reported occurrence for banded patients is regurgitation of non-acidic swallowed food from the upper pouch. This commonly known as Productive Burping. If the Banded Patient experiences this regularly, then they should consider eating less, eating much slower and chewing their food much more thoroughly. If However this does not solve the problem then medical advice should be obtained from your Practitioner.

Occasionally the narrow passage into the larger/lower part of the stomach may become blocked by a large portion of un-chewed or unsuitable food. If this occurs regularly then adjustments to your diet should be considered, and your Practitioner or dietician should be consulted.

Ulceration Gastritis Erosion - the band can on very rare occasions wear and aggravate a small area on the outside of the stomach which can then, in extreme cases, lead to migration of the band to the inside the stomach. This however is a very rare occurrence and usually warning signs are noticed well in advance this ever happening.

Slippage of the gastric band is an unusual occurrence where the lower part of the stomach may prolapse over the band and cause an obstruction. Once again however this a very rare occurrence and warning signs are usually noticed well beforehand.

Psychological effects of any weight loss procedure also should be considered. Many Patients have been Obese for Long periods of time prior to surgery, and overeating has become a natural part of their lives, therefore sudden changes to diet and lifestyle can have adverse affects on the Patient.

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