Gastric Band Port Removal Surgery
Specialty surgeon complete packaged procedure.
Gastric band port removal. The lap band port is part of a gastric band that is used by the doctor post-surgery to fill or remove saline in the band to help maximize the weight-loss success.
Sometimes an old port may be removed and replaced with a new one, depending on the way it is flipped or dislocated or because of infection, being defectively twisted, being stuck, etc.
The procedure is minimally invasive. Treatment cost includes the facility fee, physician’s fee, related medical procedures, and drugs required to administer the plan of care. Not included are diagnostic studies, consultations with additional specialists and cost of complication management; travel, food and lodging.