Bariatric / Obesity Surgery

Gastric Banding

Gastric Banding is a purely restrictive procedure because it limits the amount of food you can eat and thereby reducing the calorie count. This procedure involves placing a band around the stomach, dividing it into a small upper pouch and a lower stomach.

How it helps you lose weight - The gastric band limits the amount of food that can be eaten at one time due to the small upper pouch. This helps you feel fuller sooner and stay full longer. As you eat less food, your body will stop accumulating excess calories and start using its fat energy supply.

Here is how this procedure can benefit you:

  • The surgery is reversible
  • In this procedure, neither the stomach nor the digestive system is stapled, cut, or removed. Food passes through the digestive tract in the usual order in the digestive process, allowing it to be fully absorbed into the body
  • Gastric Banding can help with resolving conditions including Type 2 Diabetes, High Cholesterol (LDL) and Obstructive Sleep Apnoea. Whether you need ia Gastric Banding is determined by Your Band Adjustment Schedule - Your weight, the physical symptoms and you report. The timing and number of band adjustments are different for everyone and can only be determined by each patient’s surgeon.
Gastric Banding