1 Information on race and ethnicity was obtained from: Guidance for Industry Collection of Race and Ethnicity Data in Clinical Trials (FDA, Dept. of HHS)
2 COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) is a lung disease that makes it hard to breathe. It is caused by damage to the lungs over many years, usually from smoking. COPD is often a mix of two diseases: emphysema and chronic bronchitis. (Source COPD: https://medlineplus.gov/copd.html)
3 GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) is severe or chronic acid reflux that can lead to complications, such as cancer. (Source GERD: https://medlineplus.gov/gerd.html)
4 The more common of two forms of apnea, it is caused by a blockage of the airway, usually when the soft tissue in the back of the throat collapses during sleep. (Source Sleep Apnea: https://medlineplus.gov/sleepapnea.html)
*Patient results will vary.
† Data includes results from patients who have had either Ethicon Endo-Surgery® Curved Adjustable Gastric surgery or LAP-BAND® surgery. Please see clinical trial data for more information regarding potential results with the Ethicon Endo-Surgery® Curved Adjustable Gastric Band.