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How can lap band surgery help me lose weight?

For patients 75-100 pounds or more overweight, bariatric surgery such as the Lap-Band procedure can help regain health. In this video, Joseph Burnette, MD, of Coliseum Medical Centers, discusses the benefits of Lap-Band surgery.
Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Lap band surgery is often an alternative for those who cannot stop their addiction to food. In this video,  Dr. Oz talks to two lap band patients about their eating habits before and after their surgeries.

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