Laparoscopic Removal Of Eroded Adjustable Gastric Band


Case description

In this video we can see laparoscopic removal of eroded adjustable gastric band in 28-year-old male patient from Kuwait, 9 years after Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band (LAGB). This video shows pre- and postoperative imaging, too. LAGB is the most popular bariatric surgery in Kuwait because increasing incidence of obesity in this country. A significant complication of LAGB is the erosion of the gastric band. Video by Salman Alsabah, MD MBA FRCSC, Ahmed Almulla, MD

tags: Gastric band laparoscopy LAGB Obesity

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