Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, July 24th, 2006
Study 1: MiniMizer Extra band is presented as an alternative to other laparoscopic gastric bands.
According to a study from Poland, "Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding is a widely used operation for morbid obesity. The most frequent complications of this operation are band migration and pouch dilatation (slippage). The use of the newly introduced MiniMizer Extra band with a unique gastric wall fixation system and a two-degree closure may decrease the postoperative complication rate. Very early (perioperative) results are hereby reported."
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