Lap-band Surgery to Become More Accessible

By |2016-12-23T12:42:30-07:00March 8th, 2011|News|

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is considering changing its guidelines for lap-band surgery to make the procedure more accessible to a larger percentage of the population. Lap-band surgery, the least invasive form of weight-loss surgery, is only currently available to individuals with a BMI (body mass index) of 40, or 35 for individuals with additional health problems such [...]