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Lap-Band procedure information session set for Feb. 11

February 04, 2013

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — A presentation for persons interested in learning more about the Lap-Band procedure being performed at WVU Hospitals-East City Hospital will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11, in the Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center, on the City Hospital campus. 

Dr. Robert E. Cicchino Jr., of University Surgical Associates, will provide an overview of the Lap-Band procedure, explain the pros and cons of the system, and give participants an opportunity to ask questions.

The Lap Band Adjustable gastric banding system is the first FDA approved procedure for use in weight reduction for patients whose weight is affecting their health.

As seating is limited, reservations for are required by Friday, Feb. 8. Call University Surgical Associates at 304-596-6900.

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