TOP
Request A Quote
Please Contact Us

Adjustable Gastric Banding

Adjustable Gastric Banding

Adjustable gastric banding also sometimes referred to as “Lap Band” or “Realize band” is considered to be the least invasive surgery for weight loss. In this procedure, an implant is placed, which is a soft silicone ring with an expandable balloon in the center, around the top part of the stomach.

This procedure creates a two-compartment stomach, with a much smaller top part above the band. Following which when a person eats enough food just to fill the top part of the stomach. Over time, the food passes through the opening of the band into the remainder of the stomach, and digestion occurs normally.

However, in order to have a positive outcome, patients must be willing to make major changes in their eating and lifestyle habits.  Habits that will comprise of planned eating with healthy food choices, careful chewing. Also, it is important to note that not mixing solid food and liquid at a meal is critical to success. The inability to comply with these behaviors will result in adverse symptoms such as vomiting, reflux, or pain. In addition to the changes, a comprehensive follow-up program including dietary counseling and often monthly visits are important to increase the chances of durable success. Regular exercise is also suggested for a healthy lifestyle.

 

 


 


More About Treatment

The band can be adjusted. This is done by adding or removing fluid in a balloon around the band. This is done through a port placed under the skin of the abdomen. A tube leads from the port to the band around the stomach. The doctor will use a needle to go through the skin into the port. Fluid is injected into the port. The fluid goes through the tube into the balloon around the band and squeezes the top of the stomach. If the band becomes too tight, some fluid will be removed.

Adjustable gastric banding should not be used for a patient who is a poor candidate for surgery, or if the patient has a certain stomach or intestinal disorders. Also, people who are addicted to alcohol or drugs are not eligible for such a procedure. It should not be used if someone is not able or willing to follow dietary and other recommendations.

 

 


FAQ's

How is Gastric Banding done?

Gastric banding is often a minimally invasive surgery performed with small incisions, a laparoscope, and special instruments.

Is it possible to get down to my ideal body weight?

Yes. Most patients lose about half of their excess weight following gastric banding, and they lose it slowly and steadily, about one to two pounds per week.

How long will it take to recover after surgery?

Adjustable Gastric Banding System surgery is performed laparoscopically, so patients typically spend less than 24 hours in the hospital and some patients return to work in about a week and to exercise in about a month or two.

Does the lap-band limit any physical activity?

The Adjustable Gastric Banding System should not hamper physical activity, including aerobics, stretching, and strenuous exercise, however, a consultation from the treating doctor is mandatory.

Will I need plastic surgery for the surplus skin after losing weight?

That is not always the case. In fact, plastic surgery will not be considered for at least a year or two after the operation since the skin will sometimes mold itself around the new body tissue.


Range Of Treatment Cost

NA

The band can be adjusted. This is done by adding or removing fluid in a balloon around the band. This is done through a port placed under the skin of the abdomen. A tube leads from the port to the band around the stomach. The doctor will use a needle to go through the skin into the port. Fluid is injected into the port. The fluid goes through the tube into the balloon around the band and squeezes the top of the stomach. If the band becomes too tight, some fluid will be removed.

Adjustable gastric banding should not be used for a patient who is a poor candidate for surgery, or if the patient has a certain stomach or intestinal disorders. Also, people who are addicted to alcohol or drugs are not eligible for such a procedure. It should not be used if someone is not able or willing to follow dietary and other recommendations.

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

How is Gastric Banding done?

Gastric banding is often a minimally invasive surgery performed with small incisions, a laparoscope, and special instruments.

Is it possible to get down to my ideal body weight?

Yes. Most patients lose about half of their excess weight following gastric banding, and they lose it slowly and steadily, about one to two pounds per week.

How long will it take to recover after surgery?

Adjustable Gastric Banding System surgery is performed laparoscopically, so patients typically spend less than 24 hours in the hospital and some patients return to work in about a week and to exercise in about a month or two.

Does the lap-band limit any physical activity?

The Adjustable Gastric Banding System should not hamper physical activity, including aerobics, stretching, and strenuous exercise, however, a consultation from the treating doctor is mandatory.

Will I need plastic surgery for the surplus skin after losing weight?

That is not always the case. In fact, plastic surgery will not be considered for at least a year or two after the operation since the skin will sometimes mold itself around the new body tissue.

Range of Treatment Cost

NA

Top Hospitals

Rating :

NABHNABLJCI
Adjustable Gastric Banding
Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, Delhi

Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi is a multi-specialty tertiary acute care hospital with 710 beds and one of the most sought after destinations in Asia for healthcare. A state-of-the art modern facility in the heart of the capital, it is spread over 15 acres.....

Rating :

NABHNABLJCI
Adjustable Gastric Banding
Medanta -The Medicity

Medanta - the Medicity is one of India's largest multi-super specialty institutes located in Gurgaon, a bustling town in the National Capital Region. Founded by eminent cardiac.....

Rating :

NABHNABL
Adjustable Gastric Banding
BLK Super Speciality Hospital

BLK Super Speciality Hospital has a unique combination of the best in class technology, put to use by the best names in the professional circles to ensure world-class health care to all patients. Spread on five acres of land, with a capacity of 650 beds, BLK Super .....

Rating :

NABHJCI
Adjustable Gastric Banding
Fortis Memorial Research Institute

Fortis Memorial Research Institute (FMRI) is a multi-super-speciality, quaternary care hospital with an enviable international faculty, reputed clinicians, including super-sub-specialists and speciality nurses, supported by cutting&nda.....

Rating :

NABHJCI
Adjustable Gastric Banding
Artemis Hospital

Artemis Hospital, established in 2007, spread across 9 acres, is a 380 bed; state-of-the-art multi-speciality hospital located in Gurgaon, India. Artemis Hospital is the first JCI and NABH accredited hospital in Gurgaon. Desi.....

Rating :

NABHNABL
Adjustable Gastric Banding
Narayana Institute Of Cardiac Sciences

Narayana Institute of Cardiac Sciences is a JCI and NABH accredited heart hospital situated in NH Health city Bangalore. This superspeciality flagship cardiac hospital of Narayana Health is one of the largest in the world and is equi.....

Rating :

NABH
Adjustable Gastric Banding
Jaypee Hospital

The Jaypee Hospital was conceptualized by our revered Founder Chairman, Shri Jai Prakash Gaur with the vision of promoting world-class healthcare amongst the masses by providing quality and affordable medical care with commitment. Jaypee Hospital at Noida is the flagship hospital of the Jaypee.....

Rating :

NABH
Adjustable Gastric Banding
Manipal Hospital Goa

Manipal Hospital, Goa is one of the largest private hospitals in the state, offering the highest number of specialities, having the highest number of full time doctors and provide 24/7 services of Pharmacy, Laboratory, Paediatric and Neonatal emergency. It has 6 wo.....

Rating :

Adjustable Gastric Banding
KIMS HOSPITAL

KIMS Asia’s leading tertiary care hospitals is a landmark in healthcare destination in Trivandrum, Kerala, India initiated by KIMS Healthcare Management Ltd, which started in the year 2002 with its flags.....

Rating :

Adjustable Gastric Banding
VPS Rockland, Manesar

VPS Rockland, Manesar is a 505 bedded Multi Super Specialty Hospital, located in Model Township at Manesar which is gateway to Gurgaon- Delhi NCR (National Capital Region).....

Top Doctors

DR DEEP GOEL
Dr Deep Goel

India

Specialty - Bariatric Surgery

DR RASHMI  PYASI
Dr Rashmi Pyasi

India

Specialty - Bariatric Surgery

DR RAJESH KAPOOR
Dr Rajesh Kapoor

India

Specialty - Bariatric Surgery

DR PRAKASH K
Dr Prakash K

India

Specialty - Bariatric Surgery

PROF DATO DR HARON  AHMAD
Prof Dato Dr Haron Ahmad

Malaysia

Specialty - Bariatric Surgery

DR SHIVARAM  H V
Dr Shivaram H V

India

Specialty - Bariatric Surgery

Patient Stories

Request A Quote

Adjustable Gastric Banding

Adjustable gastric banding also sometimes referred to as “Lap Band” or “Realize band” is considered to be the least invasive surgery for weight loss. In this procedure, an implant is placed, which is a soft silicone ring with an expandable balloon in the center, around the top part of the stomach.

This procedure creates a two-compartment stomach, with a much smaller top part above the band. Following which when a person eats enough food just to fill the top part of the stomach. Over time, the food passes through the opening of the band into the remainder of the stomach, and digestion occurs normally.

However, in order to have a positive outcome, patients must be willing to make major changes in their eating and lifestyle habits.  Habits that will comprise of planned eating with healthy food choices, careful chewing. Also, it is important to note that not mixing solid food and liquid at a meal is critical to success. The inability to comply with these behaviors will result in adverse symptoms such as vomiting, reflux, or pain. In addition to the changes, a comprehensive follow-up program including dietary counseling and often monthly visits are important to increase the chances of durable success. Regular exercise is also suggested for a healthy lifestyle.

 

The band can be adjusted. This is done by adding or removing fluid in a balloon around the band. This is done through a port placed under the skin of the abdomen. A tube leads from the port to the band around the stomach. The doctor will use a needle to go through the skin into the port. Fluid is injected into the port. The fluid goes through the tube into the balloon around the band and squeezes the top of the stomach. If the band becomes too tight, some fluid will be removed.

Adjustable gastric banding should not be used for a patient who is a poor candidate for surgery, or if the patient has a certain stomach or intestinal disorders. Also, people who are addicted to alcohol or drugs are not eligible for such a procedure. It should not be used if someone is not able or willing to follow dietary and other recommendations.

 

 

How is Gastric Banding done?

Gastric banding is often a minimally invasive surgery performed with small incisions, a laparoscope, and special instruments.

Is it possible to get down to my ideal body weight?

Yes. Most patients lose about half of their excess weight following gastric banding, and they lose it slowly and steadily, about one to two pounds per week.

How long will it take to recover after surgery?

Adjustable Gastric Banding System surgery is performed laparoscopically, so patients typically spend less than 24 hours in the hospital and some patients return to work in about a week and to exercise in about a month or two.

Does the lap-band limit any physical activity?

The Adjustable Gastric Banding System should not hamper physical activity, including aerobics, stretching, and strenuous exercise, however, a consultation from the treating doctor is mandatory.

Will I need plastic surgery for the surplus skin after losing weight?

That is not always the case. In fact, plastic surgery will not be considered for at least a year or two after the operation since the skin will sometimes mold itself around the new body tissue.

NA

Top Hospitals

Rating :

NABHNABLJCI
Adjustable Gastric Banding
Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, Delhi

Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi is a multi-specialty tertiary acute care hospital with 710 beds and one of the most sought after destinations in Asia for healthcare. A state-of-the art modern facility in the heart of the capital, it is spread over 15 acres.....

Rating :

NABHNABLJCI
Adjustable Gastric Banding
Medanta -The Medicity

Medanta - the Medicity is one of India's largest multi-super specialty institutes located in Gurgaon, a bustling town in the National Capital Region. Founded by eminent cardiac.....

Rating :

NABHNABL
Adjustable Gastric Banding
BLK Super Speciality Hospital

BLK Super Speciality Hospital has a unique combination of the best in class technology, put to use by the best names in the professional circles to ensure world-class health care to all patients. Spread on five acres of land, with a capacity of 650 beds, BLK Super .....

Rating :

NABHJCI
Adjustable Gastric Banding
Fortis Memorial Research Institute

Fortis Memorial Research Institute (FMRI) is a multi-super-speciality, quaternary care hospital with an enviable international faculty, reputed clinicians, including super-sub-specialists and speciality nurses, supported by cutting&nda.....

Rating :

NABHJCI
Adjustable Gastric Banding
Artemis Hospital

Artemis Hospital, established in 2007, spread across 9 acres, is a 380 bed; state-of-the-art multi-speciality hospital located in Gurgaon, India. Artemis Hospital is the first JCI and NABH accredited hospital in Gurgaon. Desi.....

Rating :

NABHNABL
Adjustable Gastric Banding
Narayana Institute Of Cardiac Sciences

Narayana Institute of Cardiac Sciences is a JCI and NABH accredited heart hospital situated in NH Health city Bangalore. This superspeciality flagship cardiac hospital of Narayana Health is one of the largest in the world and is equi.....

Rating :

NABH
Adjustable Gastric Banding
Jaypee Hospital

The Jaypee Hospital was conceptualized by our revered Founder Chairman, Shri Jai Prakash Gaur with the vision of promoting world-class healthcare amongst the masses by providing quality and affordable medical care with commitment. Jaypee Hospital at Noida is the flagship hospital of the Jaypee.....

Rating :

NABH
Adjustable Gastric Banding
Manipal Hospital Goa

Manipal Hospital, Goa is one of the largest private hospitals in the state, offering the highest number of specialities, having the highest number of full time doctors and provide 24/7 services of Pharmacy, Laboratory, Paediatric and Neonatal emergency. It has 6 wo.....

Rating :

Adjustable Gastric Banding
KIMS HOSPITAL

KIMS Asia’s leading tertiary care hospitals is a landmark in healthcare destination in Trivandrum, Kerala, India initiated by KIMS Healthcare Management Ltd, which started in the year 2002 with its flags.....

Rating :

Adjustable Gastric Banding
VPS Rockland, Manesar

VPS Rockland, Manesar is a 505 bedded Multi Super Specialty Hospital, located in Model Township at Manesar which is gateway to Gurgaon- Delhi NCR (National Capital Region).....

Top Doctors

DR DEEP GOEL
Dr Deep Goel

India

Specialty - Bariatric Surgery

DR RASHMI  PYASI
Dr Rashmi Pyasi

India

Specialty - Bariatric Surgery

DR RAJESH KAPOOR
Dr Rajesh Kapoor

India

Specialty - Bariatric Surgery

DR PRAKASH K
Dr Prakash K

India

Specialty - Bariatric Surgery

PROF DATO DR HARON  AHMAD
Prof Dato Dr Haron Ahmad

Malaysia

Specialty - Bariatric Surgery

DR SHIVARAM  H V
Dr Shivaram H V

India

Specialty - Bariatric Surgery

Request A Quote


Need Any Help?

Our Team Will Be Happy To Assist You
 

About Medtravels

Medtravels ensures bridging the gap and providing accessibility for patients to interact directly with healthcare service providers. We remain committed to connecting all stakeholders across geographies, and focusing on taking Healthcare beyond boundaries.

1500+ Happy Patients
From 55+ Countries
1500+ Surgeons
500+ Hospitals

Reasons To Choose Us?

The Seal Of Reliability & Quality

We are one of the first few organizations in India to be NABH certified. This itself speaks out loud about the services and facilities we provide to our clients while ensuring optimum quality at all aspects.

Quality Treatment At Affordable Cost

We ensure to bring you the best in terms of both healthcare quality & affordability. We value our customers so providing the best of services to them at an affordable price is our objective.

First Consultation(s) / Opinion (s) With No Cost

We understand that getting the first opinion is the most crucial step towards your healthcare journey and so based on your reports, we provide you consultation(s) or opinion(s) from top-notch doctors & consultants without any charges.

Value Added Services

Travelling outside your home country can be a rigorous affair. So, here we are, to guide you through all the necessities such as – Medical Visa, Air Bookings, Accommodation, Air Ambulance, Pharmacy, Medical Loan, Leisure Travel.

Coverage

We constantly strive to provide our clients with maximum options and so we have global coverage in terms of Healthcare Providers. We provide you hospital options from – INDIA, SINGAPORE, THAILAND, MALAYSIA, TURKEY & the list goes on

Transparency

Our objective is to work with complete transparency with both our partners & clients. With this motto, we maintain not to charge you for anything. When you come for treatment, you pay the hospital directly.

Franchise Office