What is gastric band negligence?
Adding a Gastric band is a procedure is used to increase weight loss in an individual. The device itself is used round the upper section of the stomach to create a small pouch, which restricts the amount of food a person can eat and can result in rapid weight loss over a number of months. The good thing about a gastric band is the fact it can be removed, which a gastric bypass is a permanent. Although it is a temporary procedure the gastric band procedure can, like all surgery, carry risks.
Risks include infection, blood clots, internal bleeding, gallstones, psycho-social effects of surgery, stomal stenosis and more. If you or a loved one has ever experienced any complications during a gastric band procedure then please seek medical advice. Once you have done this feel free to contact us into whether you may have a claim, under no obligation.