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Adjustable gastric banding system

Summary Information: Adjustable gastric banding system

Adjustable gastric banding system: An adjustable gastric banding system is a multi-component medical device that is surgically implanted around the upper portion of the stomach to create a small pouch and facilitate weight loss. The system consists of a hollow silicone ring, tubing and an access port. The ring can be adjusted (either tighter or looser) to restrict the passage of food to the rest of the digestive system.

Diseases Related To Medical Device: Adjustable gastric banding system

These diseases are related to the medical device Adjustable gastric banding system:

  • Morbid obesity

Other Names For Adjustable gastric banding system

  • Gastric LAP-BAND®

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