Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding

  • Gene F. CoppaEmail author
  • Heather McMullen
  • Alan Geiss
  • Charles Choy


Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding is used to treat morbid obesity. This chapter describes indications, techniques, and complications associated with the technique.


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Further Reading

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  3. Ren CJ, Fielding GA. Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding: surgical technique. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2003;13(4):257–63.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gene F. Coppa
    • 1
    Email author
  • Heather McMullen
    • 2
  • Alan Geiss
    • 2
  • Charles Choy
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryHofstra North Shore-LIJ School of MedicineManhassetUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryHofstra North Shore-LIJ School of MedicineSyossetUSA
  3. 3.Department of SurgeryHofstra North Shore-LIJ School of MedicineNew Hyde ParkUSA

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