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Lap Band Surgery for Weight-loss in Mexico

Lap BandApproved by the FDA, Adjustable Gastric Banding or commonly referred to as Lap Band is a minimally invasive surgery that involves applying prosthesis (the lap-band) around the stomach - creating a small gastric pouch - and a calibrated opening to the rest of the stomach.

It is a form of restrictive weight-loss surgery (bariatrics) designed for patients with a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or greater, or for those with a BMI between 35 and 40 and who have co-morbidities that are known to improve with weight loss. The gastric band is an inflatable silicone prosthetic device which is placed around the top portion of the stomach via surgery.

Adjusting the size of the opening between the two parts of the stomach controls how much food passes from the upper to the lower part of the stomach. This opening (stoma) between the two parts of the stomach can easily be decreased or increased, by injecting or removing saline from the band. The band is connected by a tube to a reservoir placed beneath the skin during surgery. The surgeon can later control the amount of saline in the band by piercing the reservoir through the skin with a fine needle. This adjustment is done to achieve the right weight loss for one`s individual needs.

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Adjustable gastric banding surgery in Mexico

Depending on the severity of your overweight problem and other associated diseases, gastric banding surgery may or may not be covered by your insurance. For those who are uninsured or under-insured, having a lap band surgery in the US carries a big price tag. Many Americans find it a better option to have their lap band surgery in Mexico as the quality of care offered by Healthbase`s health care provider partners in Mexico is comparable or superior to what is available in the US and price-wise it is much cheaper.

Mexico lap band surgery cost

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Healthbase partner hospitals in Mexico for affordable Lap Band surgery

Healthbase has partners that are close to the US-Mexican border near San Diego as well as in other places in Mexico that offer low cost high quality weight-loss procedures including laparoscopic lap band surgery, gastric bypass, mini-gastric bypass and gastric sleeve.

Following are some of our partners in Mexico offering the lapband procedure:

Detail profiles of the above hospitals and other bariatric hospitals are available to our registered members. Registration is FREE, quick and easy.

 

Specialist bariatric surgeons for Lap Band in Mexico

Detail profiles of the above doctors and other bariatric specialist surgeons are available to our registered members. Registration is FREE, quick and easy and entitles you to FREE quotes.

 

Lap Band surgery experience of Healthbase customers

Healthbase has coordinated lap band surgery in Mexico as well as other countries for patients from America and all around the world. Here are some of our patient stories:

 

 

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The cost of surgical care at our ever growing network of affiliated institutions is typically a fraction of the cost of care in the U.S. with equal or superior outcomes. Healthbase arranges first class services for patients at major internationally accredited hospitals in Thailand, India, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, South Korea, Turkey, Belgium, Hungary, Costa Rica, Panama, Brazil, Mexico, USA and is expanding to Canada, UK, Jordan,Taiwan, Argentina, New Zealand, Australia, El Salvador and Guatemala.

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