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Table 2 LAGB complications. Relative distribution of LAGB complications (n = 2246)

From: Medium and long-term results of gastric banding: outcomes from a large private clinic in UK

Complication Number Percentage (%) Reoperation rate (%) and number
Mortality 0 0 0 (n = 0)
Tubing complications 24 1.0 0.7 (n = 16)
Port complications 45 2.0 1.8 (n = 40)
Slippage 32 1.4 1.4 (n = 31)
Pouch dilatation 7 0.3 0.1 (n = 2)
Erosion 2 0.1 0.04 (n = 1)
Infection 7 0.3 0.3 (n = 7)
Pseudo-capsule 12 0.5 0.3 (n = 7)
Foreign body left in situ 1 0.04 0.04 (n = 1)
Total 130 5.78 4.6 (n = 105)