- Patients with BMI>40
- Patients with BMI 35-40 with comorbidities (high blood pressure, diabetes, arthritis, reflux or sleep apnea)
- Patients age 18 to 65
Am I A CandidateWho Qualifies for LAP-BAND® System Surgery?
Patients are currently not eligible if they fall into the following categories:
- Patients on chronic high doses of steroids
- Patients with Crohn’s disease
- Patients with previous gastric bypass/stapling or nissen fundoplication will be evaluated on a case by case basis