SOURCE: OR-Live.com

October 05, 2007 16:53 ET

ORLive Presents: LAP-BAND® Minimally Invasive Weight-Loss Surgery; ExploreHealth With Sentara Live Surgery Webcast

Live Webcast: From Sentara CarePlex Hospital: October 11, 2007 at 12:00 PM EDT (16:00 UTC)

HAMPTON, VA--(Marketwire - October 5, 2007) - Surgeons from Sentara CarePlex Hospital and Sentara Norfolk General Hospital will be participating in a minimally invasive adjustable LAP-BAND® Surgery before thousands of viewers during a live surgery webcast on www.OR-Live.com.

On Thursday, October 11th at noon, surgeons will perform this LAP-BAND® surgery for the treatment of morbid obesity. This option is an innovative, safe, and effective surgical intervention for people who have been unsuccessful in losing weight with alternatives such as supervised diet, drugs, exercise, and behavior modification programs. Generally, patients have a BMI of 40 or more with approximately 100 pounds to shed.

This LAP-BAND® webcast will include surgeons: Dr. Thomas W. Clark and Dr. Anthony D. Terracina from Sentara CarePlex Hospital and Dr. Stephen D. Wohlgemuth from Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. Both hospitals have designated Bariatric Centers of Excellence.

® Mark owned by Allergan, Inc (NYSE: AGN)

Visit: http://www.or-live.com/sentara/1957 to learn more about weight loss surgery and view a program preview. VNR http://www.or-live.com/rams/seh-1957-mkw-q.ram

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