Dr. Helmut Billy, MD of Ventura Advanced Surgical Associates is a driving supplier of LAP-BAND surgery, and in addition, a long-term educator of the technique. Dr. Billy has effectively helped patients all through Ventura and Santa Barbara, CA accomplish and keep up weight reduction with lap band surgery.
What is the Lap-Band? How it Performs?
What is lap band surgery?
Lap band, or gastric banding surgery, is a reversible methodology that confines the measure of nourishment the stomach can hold at one time. Subsequently, patients feel full sooner, eat less and get in shape. The system includes the inclusion of an inflatable silicone band inside the belly. It attaches to the upper piece of the stomach to make another, littler pocket. Likewise, the procedure by which nourishment goes through the small digestive tract is impeded, additionally making the impression of completion with less sustenance. Lap band surgery has a high achievement rate. The biggest examination to date of the technique was directed in 2013 and discovered that the lion's share of patients who got lap band surgery was fruitful in keeping up critical weight reduction — by and large 60 pounds — for up to 15 years in the wake of experiencing the system.

How is lap band surgery performed?

The strategy is performed laparoscopically, under general anesthesia. In laparoscopic surgery, a little tube with a modest camcorder connected is embedded through little entry points into the stomach. The camera transmits pictures that the specialist sees on a screen. Since laparoscopic surgery requires just little cuts, there is less torment, and outer scarring and patients mend quicker. The other advantage is that the pictures on the screen can amplify. Watching these pictures, Dr. Billy precisely positions the silicon band around the top segment of the stomach and secures it with dissolvable sutures. 

Who is a possibility for lap band surgery?

Competitors must be beyond 18 a years old ordinarily have a body mass file (BMI) of more than 40. Patients with BMIs in the vicinity of 35 and 39.9 that are experiencing weight-related restorative issues, for example, hypertension or diabetes may likewise be considered for the methodology. Any individual who imagines that they may profit by a lap band method should contact Dr. Billy for an interview arrangement.

Critical LAP-BAND® System Safety.
Signs: The LAP-BAND® System is demonstrated for weight decrease for patients with corpulence, with a Body Mass Index (BMI) of no less than 40 kg/m2 or a BMI of no less than 30 kg/m2 with at least one stoutness related comorbid conditions.. Patients who choose to have this surgery must make the responsibility regarding acknowledging huge changes in their dietary patterns for whatever is left of their lives. 

Contraindications: The LAP-BAND® System is not prescribed for non-grown-up patients, patients with conditions that may make them poor surgical applicants or increment the danger of poor outcomes (e.g., provocative or cardiopulmonary infections, GI conditions, side effects or family history of immune system sickness, cirrhosis), who are unwilling or not able to conform to the required dietary limitations, who have liquor or medication addictions, or who right now are or might be pregnant.