Gastric band is suitable for patients who are already in life danger due to high obesity and though are in need of fast treatment. It is suggested that patients in the obese class II (BMI over 35), who already suffer from a disease caused by obesity (high blood pressure, vein inflammations, diabetes mellitus, joint diseases , backbone, infertility in women, eczemas, mycosis, and many others). The reason for surgery is always a prevention or treatment of diseases caused by obesity and, furthermore, an improvement of the quality and life span of an obese patient.
If you decide to lose weight with a gastric band, you need no reference from your practitioner. All the pre-operative examinations are done at the ISCARE clinic.
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