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gastric band

Translation of gastric band in Spanish:

noun

  • banda (feminine) gástrica
    Example sentences
    • In extreme cases people could be offered slimming drugs or operations to help them lose weight such as gastric-band surgery, the BFS said.
    • Individuals with chronic weight problems will be offered operations like gastric band surgery in a bid to halt the obesity epidemic in the town.
    • The adjustable gastric band is a useful technique to reduce the intake of food by an individual.

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