There are a number of different gastric banding devices that can be used to assist in weight loss. The websites listed are the official home pages of each of the devices. These sites give advice and information specific for their gastric banding device.
This site is home to the newest gastric banding device. In our clinic, we have been using the MidBand with good success in our clients. This site has information for people considering gastric banding. It has basic explanatory videos that show how the band works and how it is fitted.
This site is home to the Inamed LapBand. The site has lots of useful information about weight loss surgery and reviews the Inamed LapBand device.
Click on the above link and it will direct you to the weightloss surgery webiste. Here you can fill out a form to request a very comprehensive information pack.
This article in the online version of the Medical Journal of Australia reviews surgery for weight loss from a medical and community perspective.
A comprehensive website that has information about all types of weight loss surgery.
A very useful book that gives a detailed review of the laparoscopic gastric band. A copy of this book will be provided to clients at their first visit with Dr Baxter as part of the consultation cost.
Other Useful Sites:
An Australian support group for weight loss surgery, including the laparoscopic adjustable gastric band