MIDBAND: Adjustable Gastric Band
By Dr Kim: MIDBAND™ is an adjustable gastric band. It is a low pressure silicone band that is placed around the outside of the stomach by minimally invasive surgery (keyhole surgery). Above the area of band placement a small 'pouch' is formed and it is thought that for this reason the person with a well adjusted gastric band is less likely to experience the sensation of hunger. Band adjustment allows the diameter through which the food passes to be widened or narrowed as clinically indicated.
Blurry patient video, but instructive. Video explaining LAGB and demonstrating the surgical procedure. from www.CincyWeightLoss.com Cincinnati Weight Loss Center Brad Watkins, MD, FA…
No narration. Cirrhotic female. Challenging anatomy (intra-abd fat) Adjustable gastric banding in a female with liver cirhosis.
Video Author: Daniel Jones MD and Vivian Sanchez, MD (TOP 21 NOW AVAILABLE AT www.cine-med.com/sages)
By Dr Kim: All eroded bands can be removed via direct dissection outside the stomach because the band was easily identified along the connecting tube following dissection. However, the fibrous capsul…