The Interest in Lap Band Slippage
If you do a keyword online search to see which topics in weight loss surgery are the most popular, Lap Band slippage will is likely to appear quite frequently. This suggests that people who may be considering Lap Band surgery are concerned about the possibility that their band may slip and need to be repaired. And people who have already had the procedure and are now having complications with band slippage may be searching for answers – and medical help.
When people refer to Lap Band slippage, they are most often talking about the weight loss procedure known as the Lap Band system, which uses gastric banding to bind off a portion of the stomach, leaving just a small pouch of stomach to receive food. “Lap Band” has also been used as a generic term to refer to any of the many various laparoscopic banding procedures. This article will use “Lap Band” in the general sense.