The Pattern of Adjustments after Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band

@article{Flint2015ThePO,
  title={The Pattern of Adjustments after Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band},
  author={R. Flint and G. Coulter and R. Roberts},
  journal={Obesity Surgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={25},
  pages={2061-2065}
}
BackgroundThe success of laparoscopic adjustable gastric band (LAGB) is dependent on gradual adjustments over time. The aim of this study is to describe that pattern of LAGB adjustments that are required after surgery.MethodsA non-randomized observational study of consecutive LAGB from a single practise. Patients were sourced from a prospective database. Details of each LAGB adjustment were recorded along with weight loss and complications.ResultsThere were 125 consecutive LAGB between March… Expand
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