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2 LA Clinics Temporarily Halt Lap-Band Surgeries

Two Los Angeles-area outpatient clinics affiliated with the 1-800 GET-THIN marketing company have temporarily stopped Lap-Band weight-loss surgeries while they conduct a review of the procedure.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/08/2012

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Medical Board Of California Investigates Doctor When 2 Patients Die After Lap-Band Surgery

The Medical Board of California is investigating a doctor who implanted the Lap-Band weight-loss device in a woman who had cardiac arrest after the surgery and died three days later.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/04/2011