Debt, pain and more surgery: The true cost of gastric band procedure hyped as weight-loss fix

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The commercial made it seem so easy — “You’re in, you’re out and you’re shopping … what could be better?” But Barbara Litt’s gastric band surgery couldn’t have gone worse. It left her in debt and in pain. And she’s not alone.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/gastric-band-surgery-marketplace-1.4479735?cmp=rss