Weight loss surgery - laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding cases
Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding is a form of weight loss surgery. It is considered a restrictive surgery, which means the stomach is resized during surgery. The goal is to make patients feel full more quickly so they will eat less and lose weight. Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding is the most common type of restrictive surgery.
Patients may be interested in knowing which weight loss surgeries are performed the most frequently.
About this measure
This measure tracks the percent of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding procedures out of all types of weight loss surgeries the hospital performs.
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