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Lap Band Removal Surgery
Lap band has created many problems for the past three years and i need to remove it. Want to know the possible removal complications due to surgery. ?
No good way: Doctors have tried for years to discover a way to prevent adhesions (scar tissue) in the abdomen because there can be many long term problems from them. There is no magic bullet. The main goal is for the operating surgeon to minimize trauma to the tissues, avoid inflammation, etc. Still, the majority of adhesions will not cause problems. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/pmc2672996/. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes a hernia in a female after abdominal surgery (lap band removal)? Incision is four steri strips long
Many factors: There are many factors that contribute to hernia formation after an operation, including a genetic predisposition, suturing technique, obesity, post-op activity level, immune system suppression, and infection to name a few. Hope you don't get a hernia. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers