Gastric Band Surgery is one of the available options in bariatric surgery and can help the patient achieve their ideal weight goal. The procedure consists of placing a silicone band on the upper part of the stomach, which will reduce its size, and less food will be consumed. After the band is placed, a saline solution is injected into it in order to inflate the band. The doctor will decide how much constriction of the stomach is necessary based on a thorough patient evaluation.
After the surgery, the stomach will reduce in size significantly and therefore it is only possible to intake less food. With the help of a healthy diet and regular exercise, it is easy for the person that undergoes this procedure to lose weight successfully.