Sleeve Gastrectomy

/Sleeve Gastrectomy

What if my Lap Band isn’t working or has been removed?

2018-02-11T19:47:57+11:00

Unfortunately, there is a proportion of people who have had an adjustable gastric band (Lap Band) who have experienced inadequate weight loss or a complication of the Lap Band such as a “slippage” or “erosion”. These persons are often suitable for conversion to a sleeve gastrectomy or Gastric Bypass. The conversion needs to be performed in 2 stages in order to reduce the risk [...]