Laparoscopic Revision of Prior Procedures

 

 

 

 

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From time to time it is necessary to convert previously performed weight loss procedures to other weight loss procedures.  Although this is only necessary in a few percentage of cases it is important to be associated with a program that has a broad experience in dealing with these complex cases.  These conversions might be necessary for a variety of reasons:

  • Complications from the prior procedure such as gastric outlet obstruction due to ulcer or stricture
  • Band Slippage or erosion
  • Inadequate weight loss or weight regain

We specialize in, and have a broad experience in laparoscopic conversion of:

  • Vertical Band Gastroplasty (stomach stapling) to Gastric bypass or Vertical Sleeve Gastrcectomy
  • Vertical sleeve gastrectomy to gastric bypass
  • Gastric Bypass to doudenal Switch
  • Revision of gastric bypass to revise the pouch or anastomosis
  • Conversion of gastric banding to gastric bypass or vertical sleeve
  • Endoscopic Revision of Gastric bypass pouch/stoma (ROSE procedure)