Gastric band put in place by bariatric surgeons, sometimes migrate partially in the stomach and are no longer effective.
They can cause abdominal pain and local infections. So, you have to remove it.
There is a non-surgical technique that removes migrated gastric band by fibroscopy of the stomach.
A fibroscopy must be performed beforeto assess whether the band can be removed by natural means and avoid surgery.
This technique is performed under general surgery at the Clinique du Trocadéro with an overnight hospitalization.