What is gastric banding?

Answer Gastric banding or laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding is a surgical weight loss procedure. It is considered a restrictive procedure because it restricts or reduces the available space in the ... Read More »

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Can gastric banding surgery cure diabetes?

On One Hand: Benefits of SurgeryWhile not proven to help patients with Type 1 diabetes, for patients with Type 2 diabetes, it was found by UK gastrointestinal expert Paul Super that adjustable gast... Read More »

What Is TV Banding?

TV banding, also referred to as vertical banding, is a problem in which vertical bars or bands appear across a television screen. This problem is prevalent in LCD televisions, particularly LCD proj... Read More »

What is lap banding?

Lap banding is a type of bariatric (weight-loss) surgery in which an inflatable device is used to constrict the stomach. Lap banding encourages lower food intake by limiting stomach capacity to abo... Read More »

What is LCD banding?

LCD banding is when vertical bands, about an inch or less across, appear on the screen and slightly distort the picture. These bands are caused by flaws in the manufacturing process and most LCD te... Read More »