Background Follow-up is critical to the success of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB). Few data guide this and expected norms of satiety, adverse symptoms, and outcomes have not been defined. Methods Consecutive patients, who underwent LAGB, were evaluated using a newly developed instrument that assessed satiety, adverse upper gastrointestinal (dysphagia, reflux, and epigastric pain), and outcomes (overall satisfaction, weight loss, and quality of life (SF-36)). Results Three hundred twenty-three of 408 patients responded (80 ; mean age 44.4a??A?a??11.8 years, 56 males). Excess weight loss was 52 . Satiety was greater at breakfast compared to lunch (5.3a??A?a??1.9 vs.4.1a??A?a??1.7, pa??