Translation of gastric band in Spanish:

gastric band

banda gástrica, n.

Pronunciation /ˌɡæstrɪk ˈbænd/


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    banda gástrica feminine
    • Individuals with chronic weight problems will be offered operations like gastric band surgery in a bid to halt the obesity epidemic in the town.
    • The adjustable gastric band is a useful technique to reduce the intake of food by an individual.
    • She has revealed that she once asked a doctor to give her a gastric band to help her lose weight.
    • He has been nicknamed the "fat doctor" because of the thousands of gastric bypasses and gastric band operations he has performed.
    • A woman lost almost 4 st in weight after she was hypnotised into believing she had had a gastric band fitted.
    • Well, it turns out that her weight loss was due to secret gastric band surgery.
    • He was on a waiting list for a gastric band last year, but a heart condition made the operation unsuitable.
    • The gastric band, which is adjustable and reversible if medically indicated, is placed laparoscopically and does not alter the normal anatomy.
    • Fern Britton, presenter of This Morning on ITV, dropped from a size 22 to a size 16 after having gastric band surgery
    • The ability to place a gastric band laparoscopically decreases the invasiveness of the procedure, resulting in fewer postoperative complications, shorter hospitalization, and quicker recovery time for patients.
    • Gastric band surgery should be available on the NHS - but only as a last resort
    • And then there are others who, after undergoing gastric band surgery, have simply transferred their addiction to food to other substances, such as alcohol.
    • "People reach a certain size and there is no other option but to have surgery and unlike, plastic surgery, a gastric band can give significant health benefits," he said.
    • In extreme cases people could be offered slimming drugs or operations to help them lose weight such as gastric-band surgery, the BFS said.