LGB

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Noun1.LGB - a smart bomb that seeks the laser light reflected off of the target and uses it to correct its descent; "laser-guided bombs cannot be used in cloudy weather"
smart bomb - a bomb that can be guided (by a laser beam or radio) to its target; "smart bombs have revolutionized aerial bombardment"
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We also carry out other surgeries related to weight loss such as laparoscopic gastric banding and abdominal plastic surgery.
A 10-year experience with laparoscopic gastric banding for morbid obesity: high long-term complication and failure rates.
Al-Zamel warned obesity patients who had already done the laparoscopic gastric banding or the sleeve gastrectomy surgery of also having the balloons, as such step would be "dangerous".
In a study evaluating results after laparoscopic gastric banding (LAGB), gestational diabetes and pregnancy-induced hypertension rate were found to be 8% and 8%, respectively, in LAGB pregnancies.
We hypothesised that weight loss induced by laparoscopic gastric banding impacted on GDF15 expression.
A prospective randomized study between laparoscopic gastric banding and laparoscopic isolated sleeve gastrectomy: results after 1 and 3 years.
"The results are pretty impressive with the moderate weight loss they got with laparoscopic gastric banding," he said in an interview.
Laparoscopic gastric banding is safe in outpatient surgical centers.
We report 18 cases of rapidly growing mycobacterial infections associated with laparoscopic gastric banding in Australia during 2005-2011.
Hesp, "Is biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch a solution for patients after laparoscopic gastric banding failure?" Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, vol.
At baseline, study participants ranged in age from 18 to 78 years of age, 79 percent were women, and the median Body Mass Index was 45.9 kg/m2; 1,738 participants chose to undergo gastric bypass surgery, and 601 underwent laparoscopic gastric banding.

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