The Lap Band system is an adjustable gastric banding system that restricts the amount of food your stomach can hold at one time. This means that you can lose wait gradually and keep that weight off. This system works without any stomach cutting or stapling and is easily adjustable.
A gastric bypass is a surgical procedure that is one of the several methods used to treat morbid obesity. Morbid obesity is defined as having a large amount of excess weight which is stored as fatty tissue and which cannot be reduced by conventional weight-loss methods. Gastric bypass