, Volume 3, Issue 1, pp 63-67
Date: 01 Feb 1993

Laparoscopic Gastric Banding: a preliminary report

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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.