How Banded Gastric Bypass Work

Gastric banding is a common procedure that has helped numerous men and women achieve a healthy weight in a safe, controlled manner. Dr Apoorv is one of the most experienced surgeons in Indore.

This option for weight loss surgery is minimally invasive laparoscopic procedure takes about 30 minutes to perform. An adjustable band is wrapped around the upper part of the stomach dividing it into a small upper pouch that holds about ½ cup of food, and a larger lower stomach.

By creating a smaller stomach pouch, it limits the amount of food that one eats at any one time. This allows you to feel full sooner and stay full longer feeling satisfied. The degree of tightness affects how much food you can eat and the length of time it takes for food to leave the stomach which allows you to stay satisfied with a small amount for a longer period of time.


  • As you eat less your body will store less calories.
  • You will start burning fat for energy which increases the weight loss.
  • This procedure is reversible and is the least invasive, safest procedure.