Are Gastric Bands Safe
One the most deliberated weight loss methods available today is the Gastric Band.
It seems this piece of rather barbaric looking equipement is very much in demand even with the latest wave of horror stories emerging from the press.
Both Vanessa Feltz and Ferne Britton have admitted to having the surgery with varying degrees of success.
Recently a young British woman nearly died after her gastric band turned septic.
Obese patients are usually well aware of the risks before surgery but often the benefits of the stomach shrinking surgery out weigh the risk.