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How is the LAP-BAND procedure for weight loss performed?

The LAP-BAND procedure for weight loss is performed laparoscopically.

The LAP-BAND procedure for weight loss is usually performed with laproscopic surgery. Watch this video from Coliseum Medical Centers to learn more.

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