A 39-year-old member asked:
docs, could a teen get the lap band or gastric bypass?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Currently, the most widely performed procedures in adolescents are the roux-en-Y gastric bypass and the adjustable gastric band. Sleeve gastrectomy has also been increasingly performed in adolescents.
Answered on Jul 15, 2014
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