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New study conclusively demonstrates that gastric banding can successfully achieve weight loss outcomes that patients had previously been unsuccessful in attaining with a much more surgically invasive
Gastric banding can play a vital role in the treatment of type 2 diabetes in people who are overweight and not obese.
Clinical researchers from Sydney’s Garvan Institute of Medical Research and St. Vincent’s Hospital have shown that a form of weight loss surgery, known as ‘gastric banding’, brings about reversal of diabetes in some patients, and dramatic improvement of glucose tolerance in others, within 12 weeks.
Researchers recently completed a landmark study which found that laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, otherwise known as lap banding, could be an effective strategy for managing obesity in the long-term.
With the increase of obesity in the last 50 years, bariatric surgeries are becoming a common solution for tackling the epidemic. A new exhibit shows how radiologists play a key role in ensuring the success of these procedures.
With the increase of obesity in the last 50 years, bariatric surgeries are becoming a common solution for tackling this epidemic.
LOS ANGELES, Aug.
IRVINE, Calif., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Two new studies published in the current issue of Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, a peer-reviewed journal, add to the large body of scientific evidence which supports that the LAP-BANDÂ® Adjustable Gastric Banding System, made by Allergan, Inc.
Hospital Angeles Tijuana, just 20 minutes from downtown San Diego, adds the new restrictive weight loss surgery procedure Gastric Plication to its annual holiday bariatric specials, when demand for obesity surgery is typically highest.