Gastric banding is one of the so-called restrictive procedures in bariatric surgery. The aim is to limit the size of the stomach to a small pouch, which is created by tightening the gastric band (Figs. 2.1 and 2.2).
|Title of host publication||Bariatric Surgery|
|Subtitle of host publication||Technical Variations and Complications|
|Publisher||Springer Berlin Heidelberg|
|Number of pages||41|
|State||Published - 1 Jan 2012|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Medicine (all)