Category Archives: Bariatric Surgery

Weight Loss Procedures- Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding

LAPAROSCOPIC ADJUSTABLE GASTRIC BANDING (LAP-BAND® AND REALIZE ® BAND): Gastric Banding is a variation on the banded gastroplasty, in which the stomach is neither opened nor stapled—a band is placed around the outside of the upper stomach, and creates an … Continue reading

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Metabolism and weight loss: How you burn calories

You’ve probably heard people blame their weight on a slow metabolism, but what does that mean? And is metabolism really the culprit? Is it possible to rev up your metabolism to burn more calories? While it’s true that metabolism is … Continue reading

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