What is Revision surgery? - Weight loss surgery

Revision Surgery in Tijuana Mexico

Revision surgery is a surgical procedure for patients that have experienced an unsatisfactory result from a previous bariatric procedure; either had complications or have not successfully achieved weigh loss results from the initial surgery. 


When is Revision Surgery appropriate?
  • Weight was re gain after previous weight loss surgery: Research shows that up to 20% of patients who were morbidly obese prior to their initial surgery and up to 35% of patients who were super obese have gained back more than 50% of their excess weight after 10 years..
  • Not enough weight-loss: Patient wants to achieve greater weight loss results... Results may vary after weight loss surgery according to the patient; healthy and effective weight loss depends on following the post operatory diet and guidelines, remember that the sleeve is only a tool to reduce and limit the food intake, but is up to you to choose the type of food you are putting in to your body to reach long term weight loss results.
  • Irregular shaped sleeveThe success of the surgery or failure of the surgery is mostly based on the surgeon’s technique.


Revision surgery tip! Before making a decision in having revision surgery, consider whether your initial surgeon is right for the job…
Revision surgery is a much more complicated bariatric procedure, only experienced and skilled bariatric surgeon offers this option… Dr. Maytorena and our team are experienced bariatric surgeons specialized on revision surgery, with years of experience offering the best care and results!


What are my options after a failed weight loss surgery?
This is an ideal treatment for those patients who may not experienced outstanding or long term results on other weight loss surgery...
  • -          Gastric Band to Gastric Sleeve
  • -          Gastric Band to Gastric Bypass
  • -          Gastric Band to Duodenal Switch
  • -          Gastric Sleeve to Gastric Sleeve
  • -          Gastric Sleeve to SADI-S
  • -          Gastric Sleeve to Duodenal Switch
  • -          Gastric Sleeve to Gastric Bypass
  • -          Gastric Bypass to Gastric Bypass



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