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Information on surgery

  1. 1. Information on Surgery
  2. 2. Information on Surgery <ul><li>What is a lap band surgery? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the advantage of lap band surgery? </li></ul><ul><li>How the lap band is placed in the body for lap band surgery? </li></ul><ul><li>Which food a lap band patient should not eat after lap band surgery? </li></ul><ul><li>When is the lap band considered a appropriate therapy? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the cost of lap band surgery? </li></ul><ul><li>Is lap band surgery a successful surgery? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Information on Surgery <ul><li>What is a lap band surgery? </li></ul><ul><li>A lap band surgery is a surgery helps to loss the weight. In this surgery a silicon lap band is placed around on the top of the stomach. This results in the ability to control your hunger and achieve a &quot;feeling of fullness,&quot; or satiety. Ultimately, you eat much less and should feel full sooner. That’s why through this lap band surgery you will be able to loss your weight. Lap Band surgery is a consideration for people fighting being overweight that has changed many a life. It is a widely used surgery and for people it is a opportunity to regain control of their weight battle. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  4. 4. Information on Surgery <ul><li>Q: What are the advantages of lap band surgery? </li></ul><ul><li>The advantages of lap band surgery are following. </li></ul><ul><li>No cutting of the stomach. </li></ul><ul><li>No stapling of the stomach. </li></ul><ul><li>Calibrated pouch and stoma size. </li></ul><ul><li>Fully reversible </li></ul><ul><li>Short hospital stay </li></ul><ul><li>Can be adjusted to patient's needs after surgery with no operation to adjust the stoma </li></ul><ul><li>Laparoscopic removal possible </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  5. 5. Information on Surgery <ul><li>Q: How the lap band is placed in the body for lap band surgery? </li></ul><ul><li>For a lap band surgery surgeons performs a series of small incisions in which a surgeon will use a small camera, called a laparoscope, to visualize placement of the Lap-Band. The Lap-Band is placed around the top of the stomach and secured in place with sutures. The port is then placed underneath the skin on the top part of the abdomen. The lap band is then locked securely in place. This whole surgery don’t take more time than an hour. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  6. 6. Information on Surgery <ul><li>Q: Which food a lap band patient should not eat after lap band surgery? </li></ul><ul><li>Some of the foods which are not allowed for lap band patients are following: </li></ul><ul><li>Meats that are especially tough such as steak and pork chops. Some Lap-Band patients have difficulty digesting other meats that contain gristle such as hamburger. </li></ul><ul><li>Oranges and grapefruits </li></ul><ul><li>The seeds of all fruits and vegetables. </li></ul><ul><li>High fiber vegetables such as celery and sweet potatoes. </li></ul><ul><li>Spicy foods. </li></ul><ul><li>Fried foods. </li></ul><ul><li>Certain spices including cinnamon, pepper, or onion or garlic salt. </li></ul><ul><li>If you are unable to tolerate milk, it’s important to add other calcium and protein rich foods such as cottage cheese. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  7. 7. Information on Surgery <ul><li>When is the lap band considered a appropriate therapy? </li></ul><ul><li>The LAP-BAND should only be used in cases of severe or morbid obesity. The cutoff should be a BMI (body mass index)>30. It is not indicated for patients who are mildly or moderately overweight. The person who is mildly fat are not suggested for this surgery because it may cause harm for them. The LAP-BAND is not indicated as first-line therapy; it should be considered only after normal measures of caloric restriction and for the person who have failed by doing daily exercises but not able to loss the weight. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  8. 8. Information on Surgery <ul><li>Q: What is the cost of lap band surgery? </li></ul><ul><li>The cost of lap band surgery may be different and depends upon where you are. The lap band surgery cost is generally from $18,000 to $24,000. the cost will include the fees for the center where the procedures takes place, the charges for the lap band surgeons and also the fees for anesthesia that is given during the operation. Most of the individuals sees the lap band surgery cost as being affordable. The cost may vary according to the place it may increase or decrease depends on you where you stay. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  9. 9. Information on Surgery <ul><li>Q: Is a lap band surgery a successful surgery? </li></ul><ul><li>Yes, a lap band surgery is a successful surgery. Many people have tried it and have got success in losing the weight. With the help of this surgery you can say goodbye to your overweight. This surgery has life changing experience for the people battling their weight problems. You don’t have to suffer from high blood pressure and feels a lot more comfortable with your new weight. You will be having more energy and fit and fine and slim like others. The lap band surgery is a successful and safe surgery to loss the weight. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
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