Removal of Gastric Band

The removal of a gastric band is a surgical procedure performed to eliminate a previously placed band around the stomach. It is carried out through small incisions in the abdomen and specialized surgical tools and a camera are used to dismantle and remove the gastric band.

Removal of Gastric Band
After a gastric band removal, a bariatric revision surgery or lifestyle changes can be performed. At Obesity not 4 me, we can discuss with you the surgical and non-surgical options or plans you can follow after a gastric band removal. Contact us!

Gastric band removal by laparoscopy is usually performed under general anesthesia, and most patients can go home on the same day or the following day.

When removing a gastric band, you may feel more hunger sensation, so it is important for the patient to consider that this may lead to weight gain again and consequently the onset of weight-related comorbidities.

Removal of Gastric Band Obesity Not 4 Me

Say goodbye to gastric band-related issues and achieve results in your weight and health at Obesity Not 4 me.

Due to the complications that may arise from gastric banding, here at Obesity Not 4 Me, we offer laparoscopic revision surgery for conversion to Gastric Bypass, in which the gastric band is removed and the Bypass is performed. Typically, the surgery relieves nausea, vomiting, reflux, and results in a significant amount of weight loss.

Benefits of Laparoscopic Gastric Band Removal

  • Improved digestion. Gastric band removal can improve digestion and reduce the likelihood of acid reflux and other gastrointestinal problems.
  • Increased food intake. With gastric band removal, your stomach can return to its normal size, allowing the patient to consume a greater amount of food and nutrients necessary for their health.
  • Possibility of having a new bariatric surgery. After the removal of the band, your surgeon can evaluate your case and offer surgical methods with greater success in weight loss and improvement of weight-related diseases.
  • Reduction of side effects. With gastric band removal, potential side effects of the band such as migration or displacement, abdominal pain, and nausea can be reduced.