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How big/long is the surgical scar from the lap band or gastric banding surgery?
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In brief: 1-2 inches and 1/3
Laparoscopic scars - 3 will be 1/4 to 1/2 inch and one will be 1-2 inches.
Although we have done single incision with 2 inch.

In brief: 1-2 inches and 1/3
Laparoscopic scars - 3 will be 1/4 to 1/2 inch and one will be 1-2 inches.
Although we have done single incision with 2 inch.
Dr. Terry Simpson
Dr. Terry Simpson
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Range:1-3 and port
There are many techniques and approaches but generally speaking at least 2-3 1-2 cm (1/2 inch) wounds are used and anothe for placement of the port which can vary depending on your pannus thickness in the epigastrium. If thinner a low profile smaller port can be used.

In brief: Range:1-3 and port
There are many techniques and approaches but generally speaking at least 2-3 1-2 cm (1/2 inch) wounds are used and anothe for placement of the port which can vary depending on your pannus thickness in the epigastrium. If thinner a low profile smaller port can be used.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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