Originally Posted by Tralynn222
I haven't had it yet, but am working with my PCP to get all of my insurance requirements in order. I have researched this for almost a year now and am convinced it is the procedure for me.
If you have tried all the other programs out there ''diets'' and just lost a few lbs and keep putting therm back on and then lose put back on yo -yoing most of your life and the gastric by-pass is your only option, then you should really think long and hard about the ''lap-band''...and think about 4 to 5 years on down the road of complications form the lap-ban... Infections,slippaged,rusting,,minor repairs to the band itself.
and other complications from having the lap ban.
Please get with your Dr or Specialist Doctor's in the field of gastric by-pass for weight loss! ask him to check with the latest complications from lap-band surgerys from the past 5 years...because the lap ban surgery is a new thing out on the medical market right now.
200.000.00 lap-ban-band systems have been ''successfully place worldwide. but how many of those will have complications about 3 to 5 years from now??
The lipo rouyx gastric by-pass is better from what a Dr has told me.
I have not did either one so I can't say. this is just my opinion of it, but just letting you know what I heard through the grape-vine.