The Lap-Band Revisted

I frequently get asked, “what has happened to the adjustable gastric band (Lap-band)”?  The Lap-band was introduced to the US in 2001 from Australia where it had been used with great success.  However, here in the US we have not had the same success....

Robotic Bariatric Surgery: Next Advance for CBSI

Last month I talked about how safe weight-loss surgery has become. As equipment and techniques continue to evolve, bariatric surgery has become even more efficient and safe. In my practice, robotic surgery is now making that difference. The use of the robot in surgery...