See the Differences: Lap Band vs. Gastric Sleeve


Published on|-What-is-the-Difference/ - Individuals who have failed to lose weight or maintain weight loss following traditional diet and exercise methods, or those who are morbidly obese may well benefit from bariatric surgical procedures such as gastric sleeve, and the lap band procedures.See the differences between Lap Band vs. Gastric Sleeve.

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See the Differences: Lap Band vs. Gastric Sleeve

  1. 1.  You have finally decided to choose bariatric surgery but do not know what procedure is the best for you?  You do not what is the difference between Lap Band and Gastric Sleeve?  PlacidWay can help you offering you all the information you need!
  2. 2. What is Lap Band?  The Lap Band creates a small pouch in the stomach with the use of a band, which helps to limit food intake without the need for staples  The Lap band is placed around the upper portion of the stomach, creating a "new stomach" that reduces the amount of food that can be consumed.  The procedure is reversible
  3. 3. What is Gastric Sleeve?  A bariatric surgery which reduces 85% of the stomach  Sleeve gastrectomy procedures are effective and safe for patients with high-risk and high BMI  Sleeve gastrectomy procedures enable the stomach to function properly and normally, although it reduces its capacity to hold food.  This is a permanent procedure that cannot be reversed
  4. 4. Lap Band Benefits  Laparoscopic procedure  It shrinks your stomach by creating a smaller pouch  Food intake reduces – you feel fuller and lose weight safe with proper diet  It can be adjusted  Lose 50% in body weight
  5. 5. Gastric Sleeve Benefits  Laparoscopic procedure     (minimally invasive) Lose 50% or more in body weight Improves overall health and wellness Reduces risks of co-morbidity factors It is a permanent procedure
  6. 6. Lap Band Costs  Bangpakok Hospital – Thailand - $13,400  Hospital Hispano Americano – Mexico - $6,000  Hospital Quirurgico Del Valle – Mexico$5,300 Gastric Sleeve Costs  Dr. Gustavo Yanez – Mexico - $4,700  Nova Specialty Surgery – India - $6,000
  7. 7. Your most reliable resource for Bariatric Surgery Ask for a Quote, it’s FREE h tt ps ://w w w. /re q ue s t -in fo.php w w w. pl a c
  8. 8. Phone Number:+1.303.500.3821 Castle Rock, Colorado