LAP-BAND® Surgery

LAP-BAND® Surgery

Effects of Adjustable Gastric Banding (Lap Band Surgery) on Obesity-Related Conditions Health Problem (Comorbidity) % of Gastric Band Patients Type 2 Diabetes Resolved 47.8% High Blood Pressure Resolved 43.2% High Cholesterol Improved 78.3% Obstructive Sleep Apnea...
LAP-BAND® Surgery

Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Health Improvements After Sleeve Gastrectomy (Gastric Sleeve Surgery) A clinical study on sleeve gastrectomy showed the following health benefits. Health Problem (Comorbidity) Results After Sleeve Gastrectomy Resolved Improved Type 2 Diabetes 56% 37% High Blood...
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Gastric Bypass Surgery

Health Improvements After Gastric Bypass Surgery A clinical study on gastric bypass surgery showed the following health benefits. As a result of gastric bypass, patients typically lose 61.6% of excess weight in the first year following surgery. At least two-thirds of...
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Weight Loss Surgery Cost Savings Over Time

A recent study shows that bariatric surgery pays for itself in about 2 years. One important reason is that weight loss surgery may help to improve or resolve conditions associated with obesity, such as type 2 diabetes and high cholesterol, so patients save money on...