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Lap Band Surgery in Panama for Weight-loss

adjustable gastric band illustrationAdjustable Gastric Banding is commonly referred to as Lap Band. It is an FDA approved 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.

Adjustable gastric banding helps you achieve long-lasting weight loss by:

  • limiting the amount of food you intake
  • reducing your appetite
  • slowing the digestion process

In general, gastric banding is indicated for people for whom all of the following apply:

  • Body Mass Index (BMI) above 40, or those who are overweight by a 100 pounds (45 kg) or more, or those between 35 and 40 with co-morbidities which may improve with weight loss (high blood pressure, diabetes, sleep apnea, and arthritis)
  • If you are an adult between 18 and 55 years of age
  • Serious attempts to lose weight through changes in the diet or weight-loss drug therapy have failed for more than one year
  • You have been overweight for more than 5 years
  • You are willing to comply with major lifelong changes in your eating habits and lifestyle
  • You do not drink alcohol in excess

The above are general guidelines and the individual must discuss their suitability for the gastric banding procedure with a specialist lap band surgeon.

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Adjustable gastric banding surgery in Panama

Panama is reputed for its high quality healthcare at low cost and is thus a popular medical tourism destination among uninsured and underinsured Americans. The quality of care offered by Healthbase health care provider partners in Panama is comparable or superior to what is available in the US while price-wise it is much cheaper.

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Healthbase partner hospitals in Panama for affordable Lap Band surgery

Hospital Punta PacificaHealthbase has partnered with top-notch hospitals in Panama that offer affordable high quality bariatric procedures to treat obesity including laparoscopic lap band surgery, gastric bypass, mini-gastric bypass and gastric sleeve.

Our partner in Panama offering the lapband procedure:

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

 

Specialist bariatric surgeons for Lap Band

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 Panama for patients from USA and all around the world. Check out our lap band surgery testimonials.

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Healthbase, an award-winning* medical tourism facilitator in USA, is the trusted source for global medical and dental choices, connecting patients to leading healthcare facilities worldwide. We arrange a variety of medical tourism services from basic consultations to full service treatment abroad. We help you to take care of all your medical tourism details from arranging the surgery and financing options to visas, travel, lodging and tourism.

Healthbase caters to the needs of individual consumers, self-funded businesses, insurance carriers, benefit consultants, insurance agents, and third party administrators seeking affordable medical travel and dental travel options. Our state-of-the-art, easy to use, information rich web-based system makes it easy to coordinate international medical care including necessary travel and accommodation for patients and their companions, all at one place.

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.

We offer over two hundred medical, dental and cosmetic procedures in various categories: Orthopedic procedures such as hip replacement, Birmingham hip resurfacing, artificial knee replacement, rotator cuff repair, knee surgery; Cardiac and Vascular procedures like heart bypass (multiple coronary artery bypass graft or CABG), aortic aneurysm repair, heart valve repair, heat valve replacement, angioplasty, RF Ablation; Spinal procedures such as spine fusion, laminectomy, disc replacement; Weight-loss procedures like gastric bypass, lap band, gastric sleeve; Eye procedures like LASIK; Cosmetic and Plastic surgery procedures such as breast augmentation, face lift, rhinoplasty (nose surgery), liposuction; Dental procedures such as orthognathic surgery, dental bridges, dental implants, dental crowns; dental veneers; and hundreds of other procedures in the departments of Urology, General surgery, Wellness and many more. The savings are up to 80% of typical US hospital prices.

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