Adjustable gastric band : MIDBAND™
MIDBAND™ is an adjustable gastric band.
It is a low pressure silicone band that is placed around the outside of the stomach by minimally invasive surgery (keyhole surgery).
As a general guide it is likely that the following points may considered by an experienced multi disciplinary weight loss team prior to proceeding for MIDBAND™ placement.
It is always advisable to seek medical advice in the country where you live to have this clarified.
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Who benefits from this surgery?
It is essential prior to any surgery that all other options, other than surgery, have been explored. For example, these options may include:
Obesity: A World epidemic
Therefore, obesity is considered to be an epidemic by international experts.
Apart from physical discomfort, servere or morbid obesity is directly responsible for serious diseases, which can lower life expectancy.