A gastric Band in France use an Allergan inflatable Lap band which is placed around the top portion of the patient’s stomach, creating a small pouch that limits or reduces the amount of food which you are able to eat at any one time.
UK VISITORS PLEASE NOTE….THIS DOES NOT APPLY IN THE UK OR EU AS STATE RUN MEDICAL IS COVERED BY THE NHS AND EQUIVILANT.
Lap Band Surgery Insurance Woes in the USA
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