LAP-BAND: Laparoscopic Obesity Surgery
The Proportions of the Human Figure LAP-BAND: Laparoscopic Gastric Banding
A Renaissance in Surgical Procedures for Clinically Severe Obesity

Small Gastric Pouch
LAP-BAND (Prosthesis)
Welcome to the International Laparoscopic Obesity Surgery Team (ILOST) homepage. This web site is dedicated to educating people and physicians about an advanced surgery for the treatment of clinically severe obesity—the LAP-BAND—which has helped thousands of people lose excess weight.


Medical Advancement in Surgical Technique!
First UK Lap-Band Operation through the Belly Button
Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS)

Available through Healthier Weight Centres UK, & Italy

Medical Advancement in Technology!
Introducing the Easyband—
the Telemetric Adjustable Gastric Band

Medical Advancement in Clinical Research!
World Journal of Surgery—June 2009 Abstract article
“Gastric Band: First Choice Procedure for Obesity Surgery”

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