Allergan /Lap Band Complications


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Just to name a few......
Band Slippage, Pouch Dilatation, Stoma Obstruction,
Gastroesophageal reflux, Esophageal Dilatation, Cholelithiasis,(gallbladder stone/Disease), Incisional Infection, Abdominal Pain,
Gastroenteritis,(infectious Diarrhea/inflammation of the G.I. Tract) Nausea and/or Vomiting, Port Leak, Delayed Esophageal Emptying,
GI Perforation, Hernia, Band Erosion, Chest Pain, Dysphagia ( difficulty Swallowing),
Infection, Asthma, Atelectasis ( Collasped/closed Lung), Dehydration, Headache,
Abnormal Healing, Hiatal Hernia, Improper Band Placement, respiratory Disorder (Aspiration Pneumonia), Thrombosis (blood clot in a vessel), Thyroid Disorder,

All Adverse Events that Occurred at a Rate of 5% or More for the US Pivotal Study in Severely Obese Adults:

Nausea and/or Vomiting, Gastroesophageal reflux, Stoma Obstruction, Constipation, Dysphagia, Diarrhea, Abnormal Stools,
Body as a Whole
Abdominal Pain, Asthenia, Incisional Infection, Infection, Fever, Hernia, Pain,
Chest Pain, Pain Incision,
Band Slippage/Pouch Dilation,
Metabolic and NutritionalHealing Abnormal,
Port Site Pain, Port Displacement,
Skin and Appendages

Serious Adverse Events Considered
Related to the LAP-BAND® System for the US
Lower BMI Study

Abdominal Pain, Shoulder Pain, Dysphagia, Medical Device Complication,
(Band Erosion)
Gastric Outlet Obstruction, Vomiting