Gastric Banding

Gastric Banding

Gastric Banding

Gastric banding

A band is placed around the upper part of the stomach, creating a pouch. The band is adjustable, so the size of the opening between the pouch and the stomach can be adjusted.

Current as of: December 10, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff

E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine

Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine

Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine

Ali Tavakkoli, FACS, FRCS, MD - General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery