Gastric Banding

A band is placed around the upper part of the stomach, creating a pouch. The band is adjustable, so the size of the opening between the pouch and the stomach can be adjusted.

Gastric Banding

Gastric banding

A band is placed around the upper part of the stomach, creating a pouch. The band is adjustable, so the size of the opening between the pouch and the stomach can be adjusted.

Current as ofMarch 28, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
Ali Tavakkoli, FACS, FRCS, MD - General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery

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