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Revision of Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding: Success or Failure?

Conclusions  We report on a large cohort of LAGB revisions with 38 months of follow-up. Revision of failed LAGB by either refixation or
replacement of the band is successful and further increases weight loss.

Content Type Journal ArticleCategory Clinical ResearchPages 1-6DOI 10.1007/s11695-011-0556-1Authors
G. H. E. J. Vijgen, Department of General Surgery, Maastricht University Medical Centre, P.O. Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, the NetherlandsR. Schouten, Department of General Surgery, Maastricht University Medical Centre, P.O. Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, the NetherlandsL. Pelzers, Department of General Surgery, Maastricht University Medical Centre, P.O. Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, the NetherlandsJ. W. Greve, Department of General Surgery, Atrium Medical Cen…