66 results match your criteria Laparoscopic Lap Band Placement

Laparoscopic adjustable gastric band remains a safe, effective, and durable option for surgical weight loss.

Surg Endosc 2022 May 9. Epub 2022 May 9.

Department of Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery and Bariatric Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, USA.

Background: Despite many patients doing well after laparoscopic adjustable gastric band (LAGB) several studies caution offering this procedure for weight loss. The aim of our study was to review our long-term results over a decade.

Methods: Following IRB approval, the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) Data Registry was used to identify LAGB placement between 2007 and 2013 by a single surgeon. Read More

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Adjustable gastric banded plication versus sleeve gastrectomy: the role of gastrectomy in weight loss.

Surg Obes Relat Dis 2018 06 2;14(6):780-784. Epub 2018 Feb 2.

Bariatric Medicine Institute, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Background: Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banded plication (LAGBP) is a procedure that has a stomach volume similar to the sleeve gastrectomy (SG). It has shown promising results but has not been adopted widely.

Objective: To determine the difference gastrectomy has on weight loss and complications. Read More

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Endoscopic management of erosion after banded bariatric procedures.

Surg Obes Relat Dis 2017 Nov 24;13(11):1875-1879. Epub 2017 Jul 24.

Vanderbilt Center for Surgical Weight Loss, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee.

Background: Prosthetic materials wrapped around a portion of the stomach have been used to provide gastric restriction in bariatric surgery for many years. Intraluminal erosion of adjustable and nonadjustable gastric bands typically occurs many years after placement and results in various symptoms. Endoscopic management of gastric band erosion has been described and allows for optimal patient outcomes. Read More

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November 2017

Reducing complications with improving gastric band design.

Surg Obes Relat Dis 2016 Jan 2;12(1):150-6. Epub 2015 Sep 2.

New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York.

Background: Adjustable gastric bands have undergone significant design changes since their introduction. Band diameter, balloon volume, and shape have been modified to create high balloon fill volumes but lower and more evenly distributed pressure on the upper stomach. There have been few comparative studies on complication rates with different band types. Read More

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January 2016

Lap band outcomes from 19,221 patients across centers and over a decade within the state of New York.

Surg Endosc 2016 05 23;30(5):1725-32. Epub 2015 Jul 23.

Division of Bariatric, Foregut and Advanced Gastrointestinal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Stony Brook University Medical Center, 101 Nicholls Road, T18-040, Stony Brook, NY, 11794, USA.

Introduction: We sought to determine the rate of revision and explant of the laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) over a ten-year period in the state of New York.

Methods: Following IRB approval, the SPARCS administrative database was used to identify LAGB placement from 2004 to 2010. We tracked patients who underwent band placement with subsequent removal/revision, followed by conversion to either Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYBG) or sleeve gastrectomy (SG) between 2004 and 2013. Read More

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An unusual complication after laparoscopic gastric lap band placement.

Gastroenterology 2014 Dec 25;147(6):e9-e10. Epub 2014 Oct 25.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois.

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December 2014

Quality of life after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAP-BAND): APEX interim 3-year analysis.

Postgrad Med 2014 Jul;126(4):131-40

Ventura Advanced Surgical Associates, Ventura, CA.

Background: Obesity is often associated with diminished health-related quality of life (HRQOL), but significant gains in HRQOL have been observed after bariatric surgery. Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding has been established as a safe, effective treatment to reduce weight in patients with obesity. This report summarizes interim 3-year changes in HRQOL and body weight, as well as safety postimplantation of the LAP-BAND AP (LBAP) system. Read More

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Subcutaneous placement of lap band port without fascial fixation provides safe and durable access.

Obes Surg 2014 Nov;24(11):1987-91

Preston Memorial Hospital, Kingwood, WV, USA,

Background: Laparoscopic adjustable gastric band access port has been routinely sutured to the anterior fascia of the abdominal wall using nonabsorbable sutures. We present our technique demonstrating that nonfascial fixation with using a mesh allows for a safe and durable placement of the port in the superficial subcutaneous tissue.

Methods: Retrospective chart review included 102 consecutive patients who had Lap band surgery performed by single surgeon (EA) from June 2011 until April 2013. Read More

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November 2014

Novel method for port implantation in lap-band surgery--transumbilical subfascial port implantation.

J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 2012 Apr 8;22(3):254-8. Epub 2012 Mar 8.

Department of Surgery, Yongin Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Yong-in, Korea.

Background: Some patients who have undergone a laparoscopic adjustable gastric band operation express dissatisfaction with visible scars or protrusion of the access port after sufficient weight loss. We hypothesized that subfascial port implantation could minimize those problems as well as port-related complications.

Subjects And Methods: We retrospectively reviewed the medical records of patients who underwent "transumbilical" subfascial port (SP) implantation between March 2009 and July 2011. Read More

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New adjustable gastric bands available in the United States: a comparative study.

Surg Obes Relat Dis 2011 Jan-Feb;7(1):74-9. Epub 2010 Aug 11.

Dalton Surgical Group PC, Dalton, Georgia 30720., USA.

Background: New gastric bands have been available for the past 3 years in the United States: Lap-Band AP (LBAP), Realize Band (RB), and Realize Band C (RBC). No RBC data have been previously published. The objective of the present study was to report our experience with 3 newer gastric bands in an experienced, private, U. Read More

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Pre-Lap-Band group education in Medicaid population: does it really make a difference?

Surg Obes Relat Dis 2010 Jul-Aug;6(4):356-60. Epub 2009 Dec 23.

Bariatric and Metabolic Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.

Background: The effect of group education classes before a Lap-Band procedure has not been well defined. We hypothesized that in a Medicaid population, the completion of a standardized 12-week multidisciplinary preoperative program (SMPP) would significantly improve the preoperative and early postoperative weight loss. All procedures were performed at a University-affiliated community hospital from 2006 to 2007. Read More

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November 2010

Laparoscopic gastric banding without visible scar: a short series with intraumbilical SILS.

Obes Surg 2010 Feb 15;20(2):236-9. Epub 2009 Jul 15.

Department of Surgery, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy.

Single-incision laparoscopic surgery has been developed with the aims of further reducing the invasiveness of traditional laparoscopy. The technique of lap-band placement from a single intraumbilical incision is described. Three patients underwent a single-incision laparoscopic surgery gastric banding (SILS-GB) for morbid obesity from May to September 2008. Read More

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February 2010

Experimental in vivo canine model for gastric prolapse of laparoscopic adjustable gastric band system.

Surg Obes Relat Dis 2010 Jan-Feb;6(1):68-71. Epub 2009 Sep 10.

Department of Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, 11219, USA.

Background: The most prevalent long-term complications in patients undergoing laparoscopic adjustable gastric band (LAGB) surgery are symmetric pouch dilation and gastric prolapse (slippage). However, no published data or a reliable model are available to evaluate the actual mechanism of band slippage or how to prevent it. The objective of the present study was to construct an animal model of anterior gastric band prolapse and to use this model to evaluate the effectiveness of various arrangements of gastrogastric sutures and gastric wraps in preventing prolapse. Read More

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Endoscopic removal of dysfunctioning bands or rings after restrictive bariatric procedures.

Gastrointest Endosc 2010 Mar 12;71(3):468-74. Epub 2009 Sep 12.

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepato-pancreatology, Hôpital Erasme, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium.

Background: Intragastric band migrations or dysfunctions are common long-term complications of both vertical banded gastroplasty (VBG) and laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (Lap-Band) that classically require surgical treatment.

Objective: In this series, we describe the endoscopic removal of partially eroded Lap-Bands or Silastic rings and noneroded dysfunctioning rings after VBG.

Design: Case series. Read More

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Band erosion: laparoscopic removal of lap-band.

Surg Endosc 2009 Mar 5;23(3):657-8. Epub 2008 Dec 5.

Minimally Invasive Surgery/Bariatrics, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA.

Laparoscopic gastric banding is in the category of purely restrictive gastric procedures. It offers the advantage of being minimally invasive, adjustable, and reversible. The incidence of band erosion with penetration into stomach is well documented in literature. Read More

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Intraband pressure measurements describe a pattern of weight loss for patients with adjustable gastric bands.

J Am Coll Surg 2008 May 17;206(5):926-32; discussion 932-4. Epub 2008 Mar 17.

Department of Surgery, Section of Surgical Sciences, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37323-2577, USA.

Background: Individuals with adjustable gastric bands experience plateaus in weight loss. Patients commonly attribute this to a "loosening" of their band with time. We sought to elucidate a physiologic mechanism for this pattern in patient behavior and describe the feasibility of a pressure-based adjustment algorithm for adjustable gastric bands. Read More

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Vertical gastrectomy for morbid obesity in 216 patients: report of two-year results.

Surg Endosc 2007 Oct 14;21(10):1810-6. Epub 2007 Mar 14.

Department of Surgery, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA.

Background: The vertical gastrectomy (VG) is the restrictive part of the technically difficult biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch operation (DS). The VG was originally conceived of as an independent operation-the first stage of a two-stage DS that would reduce mortality and morbidity in the high-risk superobese because of a shorter operating time and no anastomoses. This article presents two-year data after VG. Read More

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October 2007

Posterior prolapse: an important entity even in the modern age of the pars flaccida approach to lap-band placement.

Obes Surg 2006 Oct;16(10):1312-7

Department of Surgery, Laparoscopy Center, Syosset Hospital, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, Syosset, NY 11791, USA.

Background: The most prevalent long-term complications in patients who undergo laparoscopic adjustable gastric band (LAGB) surgery are pouch dilatation and gastric prolapse (slippage). Gastric prolapse can be divided into the anterior and posterior variety. Posterior prolapse is thought to be specific to the perigastric approach due to a lack of posterior band fixation. Read More

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October 2006

Treatment of mild to moderate obesity with laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding or an intensive medical program: a randomized trial.

Ann Intern Med 2006 May;144(9):625-33

Centre for Obesity Research and Education, Monash University Medical School, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Background: Obesity is a major, growing health problem. Observational studies suggest that bariatric surgery is more effective than nonsurgical therapy, but no randomized, controlled trials have confirmed this.

Objective: To ascertain whether surgical therapy for obesity achieves better weight loss, health, and quality of life than nonsurgical therapy. Read More

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Late gastric pouch necrosis after Lap-Band, treated by an individualized conservative approach.

Obes Surg 2005 Nov-Dec;15(10):1487-90

Clinica Chirurgica II, University of Padua, Padua, Italy.

Late band slippage has occurred in nearly 3-10% of patients after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) with an average delay of 13 months. Band slippage can rarely lead to necrosis of the enlarged pouch, a potentially life-threatening condition. We report a female (BMI 39. Read More

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BioEnterics Intragastric Balloon: The Italian Experience with 2,515 Patients.

Obes Surg 2005 Sep;15(8):1161-4

Italian Group for Lap-Band, Fondazione IDIS - Città della Scienza, Naples, Italy.

Background: The temporary use of the BioEnterics Intragastric Balloon (BIB) in morbidly obesity is increasing worldwide. The aim of this study is the evaluation of the efficacy of this device in a large population, in terms of weight loss and its influence on co-morbidities.

Methods: Data were retrospectively recruited from the data-base of the Italian Collaborative Study Group for Lap-Band and BIB (GILB). Read More

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September 2005

Obstructive symptoms associated with the 9.75-cm Lap-Band in the first 24 hours using the pars flaccida approach.

Obes Surg 2005 Mar;15(3):357-60

Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Surgical Pathology, Padua University Hospital, Italy.

Background: For some patients, especially those with a higher BMI, a non-selective Lap-Band placement using the pars flaccida approach with application of the small-diameter bands (9.75 and 10 cm) may be too tight or may require significant gastroesophageal junction dissection and thinning. In such a case, the major perioperative complication is acute obstruction immediately after surgery. Read More

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Critical extreme anterior slippage (paragastric Richter's hernia) of the stomach after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding: early recognition and prevention of gastric strangulation.

Obes Surg 2005 Feb;15(2):207-15; discussion 215

Surgical Weight Loss Clinic, Tacoma, WA 98418, USA.

Background: We report an unusual complication after Lap-Band placement characterized by herniation of the anterior stomach through the band.

Methods: Group 1 - 105 patients: Operated elsewhere (prior to US FDA approval) and followed by us; perigastric technique was used in 74 and pars flaccida in 31. Group 2 - 218 patients: Operated by us since August 2001 using the pars flaccida approach only. Read More

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February 2005

Early lap-band erosion associated with colonic inflammation: a case report and literature review.

JSLS 2005 Jan-Mar;9(1):102-4

Department of Surgery, New York Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn, New York 11215, USA.

Introduction: Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding is an effective and safe surgical modality for the treatment of morbid obesity. Erosion of the band into the stomach has been reported. No reports are available on erosion of the Lap-Band following diverticulitis of the colon. Read More

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The Italian Group for LAP-BAND: predictive value of initial body mass index for weight loss after 5 years of follow-up.

Surg Endosc 2004 Oct 26;18(10):1524-7. Epub 2004 Aug 26.

Italian Group for LAP-BAND (GILB), c/o Fondazione Istituto per la Diffusione e la valorizzazione della cultura Scientifica, Città della Scienza, 156 via Coroglio, Naples, 80124, Italy.

Background: Laparoscopic of the LAP-BAND System placement stage of obesity is a safe operation, but its indication in terms of stage of obesity is controversial. The aim of this study was to evaluate the 5 years stage of obesity results for weight loss in patients with varying preoperative ranges of body mass index (BMI).

Methods: Data were obtained from the Italian Collaborative Study Group for LAP-BAND System (GILB) registry. Read More

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October 2004

The Lap-Band is an effective tool for weight loss even in the United States.

Am J Surg 2004 Dec;188(6):659-62

Department of Surgery, Regional West Medical Center, 2 West 42nd Street, Scottsbluff, NE 69261, USA.

Background: Despite impressive results with the Lap-Band in Europe and Australia, the early Food and Drug Administration A trial in the United States showed fairly poor results. This prospective study attempts to determine if the Lap-Band can produce effective weight loss in morbidly obese Americans.

Methods: Five hundred four consecutive patients have undergone placement of the Lap-Band (Inamed). Read More

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December 2004

Outpatient laparoscopic gastric banding: initial experience.

Obes Surg 2004 Sep;14(8):1108-10

Department of Surgery, VUB University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium.

Background: Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) has usually been performed as an inpatient procedure with an average hospital stay of 2-4 days. The aim of this study was to assess the feasibility of LAGB as an ambulatory procedure in selected patients.

Methods: Potential candidates for ambulatory LAGB were recruited from patients consulting for obesity surgery. Read More

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September 2004

Surgical treatment of morbid obesity by adjustable gastric band: the case for a conservative strategy in the case of failure - a 9-year series.

Jérôme Dargent

Obes Surg 2004 Aug;14(7):986-90

Polyclinique de Rillieux, Rillieux-la-Pape, France.

Background: Lapaparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) has become a widespread method to treat morbid obesity. Long-term complications and failures require a strategy for reoperation.

Methods: 1,180 patients have been operated on from April 1995 to December 2003. Read More

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Technical alternatives in laparoscopic placement of an adjustable gastric band: experience of two German university hospitals.

Obes Surg 2004 Jun-Jul;14(6):806-10

Department of Visceral Surgery, University of Mainz, Langenbeckstrasse 1, D-55101 Mainz, Germany.

Background: The technique of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB), although relatively well standardized, has some "weak points".

Methods: We analysed the experience of 2 German university clinics in order to suggest technical alternatives that can be helpful in difficult situations.

Results: Between April 1997 and May 2002 115 patients in Cologne (87 females, 28 males) with median BMI 49. Read More

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October 2004

Removal of peri-gastric fat prevents acute obstruction after Lap-Band surgery.

Obes Surg 2004 Feb;14(2):224-9

Department of Surgery, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA.

Background: Acute postoperative gastroesophageal obstruction is a potential complication after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB). Utilizing the pars flaccida technique may increase the incidence due to the incorporation of perigastric fat, particularly in patients with greater visceral obesity. Removal of peri-gastric fat pads may be necessary to avoid postoperative obstruction. Read More

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February 2004