Latest Banding Stories

2008-10-28 09:00:07

Allina Hospitals & Clinics' Unity Hospital will present a live weight loss surgery on http://www.or-live.com/unityhospital/2151 at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 30.

2008-09-22 21:00:30

U.S. parents are taking their children to Mexico for lower cost weight-loss surgery, a U.S. surgeon says. Gastric bypass and stomach banding typically cost half as much in Mexico as they do in the United States, but U.S.

2008-09-16 08:25:00

According to recent evidence, Gastric bypass surgery results in more successful weight loss than gastric banding.

2008-07-30 00:00:18

Two years ago Jane Crook was told she was too overweight to have children, so she took drastic action and had her stomach stapled.

2008-07-14 18:00:40

The first webcast of weight-loss surgery using a new gastric band will be presented by The Hospital of Central Connecticut and OR-Live on Aug 6 at 6 p.m. The procedure, utilizing the REALIZE(TM) Adjustable Gastric Band and the latest laparoscopic techniques, will be performed by Dr. Carlos Barba.

2008-06-19 09:01:10

NewHope Bariatrics announced today that the Medical Director of the NewHope Bariatrics Surgery Center, Stephen Malley, M.D., has performed his 1,000th LAP-BAND(R) System procedure - the safest, least invasive surgery available to treat severe obesity. Dr.

2008-04-08 09:04:07

LONG BRANCH, N.J., April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Monmouth Medical Center has become one of the first hospitals in the United States and the only hospital in New Jersey to offer a new incisionless procedure to reverse weight gain after gastric bypass surgery.

2008-03-17 12:00:09

CINCINNATI, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Cincinnati Weight Loss Center, a member of the Synchrony Health Network, is one of the first weight loss surgery centers in the U.S. -- and the first in Ohio -- to offer a new Incisionless surgical procedure to reverse weight regain after gastric bypass surgery.

2008-03-10 09:01:29

The American Institute of Gastric Banding (AIGB) today announced that Jonathan Wecker has been named Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.

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