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Complications from Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding: 364 Cases Experience

Journal: Global Journal of Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome (Vol.4, No. 1)

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Background: Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding LAGB procedures are part of bariatric surgery, it has been reported with favorable risk-benefit profile like part of the management of obesity. These procedures are effective at inducing weight loss and improving comorbid conditions, but like all surgical procedures have several complications. Objective: To report 364 LAGB cases with complications observed in the last five years. Material and Methods: LAGB complications were classified as intraoperative, early postoperative, and late postoperative.

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