Revision Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgeries
Patients, who have already undergone bariatric surgery and have either had complications from such surgery or have not successfully achieved significant weight loss results from the initial surgery, can have the hope of correction with revision bariatric surgery.Revision Bariatric Surgery is associated with higher risk of preoperative complications compared with the primary procedures, although it appears to be safe and effective when performed in experienced surgeons and high volume centres.
As numbers of weight loss surgeries are increasing every year, there are growing numbers of cases where an unsatisfactory results from their bariatric surgeries. Revision bariatric surgery is the option to convert the unsuccessful procedure to match patient expectation. Even if your original surgery was done open (large incision), revision procedures can usually be done with laparoscopic technique (minimal access surgery);
Dr Randeep Wadhawan has the expertise & the vast experience of Revision Bariatric procedures by Laparoscopy.
Commonly done Revision Bariatric Surgical Procedures by
Dr Randeep Wadhawan:
- Gastric Band to Laparoscopic Gastric Sleeve/ Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
- Sleeve Gastrectomy to Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass/ Duodenal Switch.
- Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass to Laparoscopic revision Gastric Bypass.