gastric band


Also found in: Wikipedia.

gastric band

n
an adjustable band fitted inside the stomach to reduce its capacity as an aid to losing weight
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
UKPRwire, Wed Jul 26 2017] The gastric band devices market is categorized under the Technavio healthcare and life sciences vertical, which holds over 600 reports covering a variety of topics including oncology, cardiovascular and metabolic disorders, central nervous system, men's health, women's health, and genitourinary life sciences, vaccines, infectious and rare diseases, medical imaging, cardiovascular devices, patient monitoring, urology devices, orthopedic and general medical devices, life science research tools, in-vitro diagnostics.
In a last-ditch attempt to improve her health, she opted to pay PS5,500 to have a gastric band fitted.
Emma Dowling now, left, and before the gastric band, right PETER BOLTER
TINA MALONE shocked This Morning viewers after advising overweight people to get a gastric band.
THE grieving widower of a woman who died days after having a gastric band fitted said he would not wish the procedure 'on his worst enemy.
There are currently around 6,000 gastric band and gastric bypass operations a year.
Gastric band market declining: Although Apollo Endosurgery intended to revitalize gastric banding after acquiring the LAP-BAND product line from Allergan, the gastric band market will continue to decline through 2023.
HOSPICE nurse Chris McDonnell has had PS30,000 of gastric band surgery on the NHS - so paid for by you and me - yet he is so determined to kill himself with an unhealthy diet.
It may have seemed like a quick fix to put a gastric band in but by doing so doctors have undermined his responsibility for his own eating habits.
NB:Virtual Gastric Band App – lose weight fast – is available on iPad, iPhone and Android devices for PS4.
A MUM lost seven stone after she was hypnotisedinto thinking she had been fitted with a gastric band.
The local government has decided that gastric band patients are entitled to cheaper eats.