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Revisional and Conversion Bariatric Surgery

Revisional Bariatric Surgery at Northwest Weight Loss Surgery

Sometimes our plans simply don't work out the way we wished they would. Most people decide on weight loss surgery as the final step to reaching their weight loss goals. But, regrettably, that's not always the case. If you're going through the heartbreak of weight regain after a procedure, we're here to help you. We are experts in Revision Surgeries. Please contact us for a consultation and allow us to pave the way to a solution for you.

You can reach us by phone at (425) 385-2263 or simply click here to send us an email.

Although bariatric surgery is usually quite effective, at times patients have contacted us about having another operation. In such instances, a surgical revision may be considered.

There are numerous factors that help us make this decision:

  • What type of surgery was initially performed.
  • When the initial operation was performed.
  • Where the initial operation was performed.
  • The postoperative instructions given after the initial surgery.
  • Initial weight loss history following surgery.

The type of bariatric surgery initially performed is very important when considering a revision. Obtaining an operative report of your initial surgery is very helpful. However, if you cannot provide an operative report, we can usually determine the type of surgery simply by doing an x-ray along with knowing when and where your surgery was performed.

Oftentimes, the postoperative instructions or aftercare provided to patients may have been lacking. Therefore, the patient did not know the best way to use their new "tool".
Even though you may be out of the "golden period" for rapid weight loss, you may benefit considerably from proper instruction and may be able to avoid additional surgery by engaging in our program.

We currently offer the following revisional surgeries for people seeking other options:

Band Over Gastric Bypass Surgery

Lapband® Remove to Sleeve/Bypass

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