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Weight Loss Surgery Timeline

- First adjustable gastric band placed via an open technique in 1986.

- First laparoscopically placed adjustable gastric band placed in 1992.

- LapBand made by Allergan obtained FDA approval in 2001.

- Realize Band made by Ethicon obtained FDA approval in 2007.

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