Monthly Archives: February 2012

What is a Gastric Band?

February 27, 2012

Undoubtedly, you have heard plenty of news reports on weight-loss surgery and many of them center on the gastric band.  A gastric band is just one of several bariatric procedures available to those who are suffering from obesity. The band … Continue reading

Adolescent Weight Loss Surgery

February 22, 2012

Adolescent weight loss surgery has become a hot topic in recent years especially because of the staggering rise in adolescent obesity. This, in turn, has contributed to diagnoses of diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol in ever younger children. … Continue reading

Welcome to Advanced Surgical Associates

February 14, 2012

Welcome to the official general surgery blog of Advanced Surgical Associates.  We hope this blog provides you with the information you need and answers any questions you may have before making the decision about general surgery.  ASA is here to … Continue reading

Advanced Surgical Associates is one of the first exclusively surgical groups practicing in Union County New Jersey. And that is just the first of many firsts for ASA. For over 40 years, we have pioneered breakthrough surgical patient care in North Jersey in both general and weight loss surgery. ASA also offers gastric bypass, gastric sleeve and gastric banding to those suffering from obesity in New Jersey.
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