Assessment
Questionnaire

Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
 
Organs » Adjustable gastric banding system
 

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

  • LAP-BAND®
  • Gastric LAP-BAND®

More Medical Device Topics

  • Vaginal retractor
  • Vaginal speculum
  • Vaginal stent
  • Vagus nerve stimulation therapy system
  • Valproic acid assay system
  • Valproic acid turbidimetric immunoassay system
  • Valve prosthesis
  • Vancomycin assay system
  • Vancomycin chemiluminescent microparticle immunoassay
  • Vancomycin immunoassay system
  •  

    By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

    Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise