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Revisional Bariatric Surgery

Dr. Provost explains when revision surgery might be needed and the available treatment options.
After weight loss surgery, some┬ápatients may experience complications that require revisional surgery. This type of surgery involves going back in and revising a previous weight loss surgical procedure, so as to achieve the anticipated results of the original surgery. The most common […]

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Revision Surgery

Revision surgery after a weight loss surgery procedure is not uncommon. Approximately 10-25% of all bariatric patients will require a revisional procedure due to weight regain or surgical complications (such as vomiting, reflux, stricture or blockage, fistula, marginal ulcer, or excessive weight loss/malnutrition) or a device malfunction (such as band erosion, band prolapse/ chronic pouch […]

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