How We Perform Lap-Band Surgery Outpatient • Montgomery KF, Watkins BM. September 2004:62-65. Advantages of the outpatient approach are reviewed: reduced cost, better patient environment, smoother recovery. The surgeons walk through the pre-op process, the surgery, and the post-op process. Results and reimbursement are discussed. According to the authors, they have experienced few complications, and patients average 50% excess-weight loss after 1 year.
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