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Gastric band operation


Further information

  • British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS)

  • British Obesity Surgery Patients Association (BOSPA)


  • Gastric band. British Obesity Surgery Patients Association., accessed 10 September 2012
  • Obesity: guidance on the prevention, identification, assessment and management of overweight and obesity in adults and children. National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE), January 2010.
  • Bariatric surgery. eMedicine., published June 2012
  • Gastric band post op eating plan. British Obesity Surgery Patients Association., accessed 10 September 2012
  • Exercise programmes. British Obesity Surgery Patients Association., accessed 10 September 2012
  • Bult MJF, van Dalen T, Muller AF. Surgical treatment of obesity. Eur J Endocrinol 2008; 158:135–45
  • Management of obesity. Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN), February 2010.


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