To date they have not experienced cases of gastric perforation and death with this method. The biggest difference between the gastric band is the plication gastric is the mechanism of action; While the band reduces the size of the access road to the stomach thereby reducing the speed with which the food comes to the stomach, the gastric plication reduces the size of the stomach which limits the amount of food that can be consumed before you feel satiety. This mechanism of action of plication eliminates the biggest drawback of the gastric band that is their inability to stop liquids, i.e., those patients who has placed a gastric band could continue to consume large amounts of calories if they occur in liquid form that the band will not stop the passage of liquids. Both are outpatient techniques, in which the patient must not stay in the hospital longer than 24 hours and has a fast recovery. In the days after the operation, patients come to feel small discomfort, pain and a bit of vomit. In the case of the gastric plication, spasms may occur this stomach should drink slowly and in small amounts until the stomach adapts. In the case of the gastric band, you can feel pain and noticed the band placed.
These two obesity surgeries are very safe for people with one BMI more under which are not yet candidates or do not want to carry out a Gastric Bypass or other more complex intervention. These methods allow you to you reach your ideal weight without going through surgeries major and irreversible. The choice of one or the other technique depends on its characteristics. You want to know if you’re a candidate for obesity surgery, or you would like to learn about Bariatric Surgery is your best option, on our website you can also find an e-consultation that can help you clear your doubts, is free and confidential. Receive a cordial greeting.