Gastric banding is an adjustable gastric band that alters the anatomy of the stomach to help you reduce your food intake.
It is performed laparoscopically, meaning that the surgeon makes small incisions as opposed to one large incision.
Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding is the simplest and safest obesity operation and it is also an easily reversible one; however it generally has the lowest percentage of excess weight loss.
Possible general risks can include:
Risks and Disadvantages: