Long-Term Safety Data Show The LAP-BAND(R) Adjustable Gastric Banding System Results In Fewer Complications Compared To Gastric Bypass

Tue, 27 Feb 2007 02:00 PM EST

... Researchers from Legacy Good Samaritan Obesity Institute announced today the results from a 5-year study of the safety of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) compared to laparoscopic Roux-en Y gastric bypass (LRYGB), two bariatric surgical procedures performed in the United States for the treatment of morbid obesity. [click link for full article] ...