- Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding. The laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding procedure works by limiting the amount of food that can be eaten at a sitting.
- Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (gastric bypass). The gastric bypass limits the amount of food consumed at a sitting AND limits the amount of calories that can be absorbed into the body.
- Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy. The gastric sleeve is a restrictive procedure. The stomach is restricted by stapling and dividing it vertically. The portion of the stomach that receives food is shaped like a very slim banana (or sleeve).
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