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The Lap Band Surgery Center: Review of Lap Band Surgery Issues From Recent Studies
Date:6/15/2013

nt surgery such as lap band is still a surgery. Out of 515 patients in the six studies mentioned by MedPageToday, one person had a wound infection, 20 people had issues with the gastric band slipping off or out of place, and two had to get the lap band removed because it had eroded. Seven patients were discovered to have solution leaks from the lap band ports. A sepsis infection resulted in one death, almost two years after surgery, because the stomach pouch had been perforated. This study concluded that lap band surgery was relatively safe, because less than 35 people out of 515 (or less than 6%) had significant difficulties.

This would be a reason for physicians to detail the possible complications, risks, and hurdles to overcome in engaging in lap band surgery. If patients aren't warned about what to expect and how to prepare for the installation of a lap band – such as the need for follow-up meetings and band adjustments as weight comes off – it may be a shock that bands don't just take care of themselves. Also, notes Dr. Naim, it's preferable for patients to have tried other means of weight loss before making a move toward gastric banding, because it's a surgical commitment and lifestyle change.

Since 2004, Dr. H. Joseph Naim, head of the Lap Band Surgery Center of Southern California, has specialized in laparoscopic weight loss surgeries, including gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, and LAP-BAND®. Dr. Naim has a California medical license and is certified for General Surgery, while his medical degree originates from New York's Mount Sinai School of Medicine. As a member of three Bariatric Center of Excellence hospitals (St. Mary Medical Center of Long Beach, the L.A. Cedar-Sinai Medical Center, and the Orange County
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