Obesity Surgery

, Volume 3, Issue 1, pp 63–67

Laparoscopic Gastric Banding: a preliminary report

  • Russell Broadbent
  • Michael Tracey
  • Phillip Harrington
Article

DOI: 10.1381/096089293765559791

Cite this article as:
Broadbent, R., Tracey, M. & Harrington, P. OBES SURG (1993) 3: 63. doi:10.1381/096089293765559791

The authors describe a technique of laparoscopically applying a Molina-type band to the stomach. This is the first report we are aware of, of the successful application of a band for the treatment of morbid obesity. This technique should be reproducible in suitable subjects.

Laparoscopygastric banding

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Russell Broadbent
    • Michael Tracey
      • Phillip Harrington

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