Why choose the LAP-BAND® Adjustable Gastric Banding System

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LAP-BAND®

is an effective tool to help you achieve long-term weight loss.1

And that's what really matters.

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LAP-BAND®

has been shown to take inches off the waist and hips.

Obese patients lost, on average 6, inches in waist and 6 inches in hip circumference in 1 year.1

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Gastric banding was shown to be safer than sleeve.

Data from the Bariatric Outcomes Longitudinal DatabaseSM showed that sleeve gastrectomy had a 3x greater rate of total complications in the first year when compared to gastric banding2*, including:

    3X

  • greater chance of readmission to the hospital
  • greater chance of reoperation
  • the hospital stay length following a procedure
COMPARE LAP-BAND® TO OTHER OPTIONS

LAP-BAND®

involves no use of metal surgical staples, no amputation of any part of the stomach, nor any cutting of the intestines.

Staples are not used in the LAP-BAND® procedure.3

COMPARE LAP-BAND® TO OTHER OPTIONS
HOW LAP-BAND® WORKS

Learn how the LAP-BAND® System can provide significant weight loss with no amputation, stapling of the stomach, or cutting of the intestines.1,3

considering sleeve gastrectomy?

Take a closer look at the differences and similarities between sleeve gastrectomy and the LAP-BAND® System.