Preliminary results of the laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding procedure by a new generation of silicone band: MIDBAND.


BACKGROUND The surgical treatment of morbid obesity by laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding has become a "gold standard" in Europe. Currently, five types of silicone bands are used in the majority of countries performing bariatric surgery. METHODS The MIDBAND was introduced to the European market in 2000. It is placed around the stomach using the Pars… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11695-008-9441-y


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