Laparoscopic gastric banding or gastric bypass for morbid obesity?

@article{Allen2007LaparoscopicGB,
  title={Laparoscopic gastric banding or gastric bypass for morbid obesity?},
  author={Jeff W. Allen and Benjamin R. Tanner},
  journal={Nature Clinical Practice Gastroenterology &Hepatology},
  year={2007},
  volume={4},
  pages={178-179}
}
Gastric banding is a surgical procedure for the treatment of morbid obesity that has been performed for over a decade worldwide. Since the approval of the Lap-Band® System (Allergan Inc., Irvine, CA) by the US FDA in 2001, laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) has become the second most frequently performed bariatric operation in the US, behind… CONTINUE READING