LapBands have lower mortality than full-scale gastric bypass surgery. #100lbs #obesity
March 21 (Bloomberg) — Almost half of patients undergoing gastric banding for obesity needed to have the device removed, often because of erosion, according to a study that found the treatment caused more complications than weight loss.
I am not anti-surgery. Surgery can cure diabetes and sleep apnea. I considered surgery, but was fortunately able to lose the weight without.