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Gastric band surgery and other Bariatric Surgery

For the vast majority of people who have an increasing need to lose 40 pounds in weight or more, gastric band surgery is increasingly becoming a popular option, especially as research reveals that bariatric gastric band surgery beats diet and exercise for producing fast and effective permanent weight loss. The gastric band operation involves having an adjustable silicone band placed around the stomach to create a pouch the size of a golf ball, limiting the amount of food the patient is able to ingest. Basically, it forces patients to follow a very-low-calorie diet. Read more…   facebook like banner