There can be cases of weight regain or insufficient weight loss after a Gastric Bypass has taken place. In order to add more restriction or malabsorption, two potential procedures to consider are:
Conversion of Laparoscopic Band to either a Gastric Bypass or a Gastric Sleeve
In the case of weight regain, or insufficient weight loss, a conversion or also called revisional surgery from an initial weight loss operation to a Gastric Bypass is certainly possible.
In most cases a conversion of an adjustable gastric banding to a Gastric Bypass can take place in one procedure. There are circumstances where two interventions are necessary and this is when the gastric wall of your stomach where the band has been placed, is too fragile to form a new connection between your small bowel and that part of your upper stomach where the band was placed.
Here at Tonic we understand and cater to each individual patient’s needs. We aim to support, guide and help you reach your ultimate weight goal and also offer you the best aftercare services.
BENEFITS OF GASTRIC REVISIONAL SURGERY
LESS NEED FOR FOLLOW UP APPOINTMENTS
INCREASED PERCENTAGE OF WEIGHT LOSS RESULTS
IMPROVEMENT IN HEALTH & OBESITY RELATED ILLNESSES
POTENTIAL RISKS AND SIDE EFFECTS*
PAIN BRUISING & SWELLING
*As with any surgical procedures there are possible risks and complications including death. They are uncommon and everything possible will be done to prevent them from happening.
Aftercare and Support like no other
We pride ourselves in providing the most comprehensive support package around you after your procedure. Weight Loss Surgery itself is simply a tool to help you lose weight, our aftercare team work with you to make sure this is as effective as possible in your weight loss journey. At Tonic we are the only provider to offer a Premium 2-5 Year Aftercare service to ensure you get the results you desire and deserve from your procedure.
Other Providers Aftercare
Tonic Premium Aftercare
Specialist Nutritional Support
Virtual Personal Trainer & Health Coach
Specialist Psychotherapist Support
Tonic Toolkit (Including a Bariatric Plate)
Insurance Backed Surgery Warranty
Dedicated Bariatric Surgeon & Nurse
12 Months (on average)
2 – 5 Years
*Optional Add on
5 Steps to change your life
It starts now
Contact us and speak to our friendly team to discuss any questions you have and book your free consultation
Tailored to you
At your consultation you will meet directly with one of our leading specialist Bariatric Surgeons and discuss the best solution for you and book in a date for your surgery
In safe hands
On the day of your surgery you will arrive at the hospital and into the safe hands of our Specialist Bariatric Nurses and Surgery team
Here for you
After your procedure and hospital discharge you will return home. Our team are here for you 24/7 should you have any questions or concerns
Change your life
Your Premium Aftercare starts right away! We are there with you every step of the way to help you achieve your goals and to give your life back! #GivingBackLives
At Tonic Weight Loss Surgery we offer a bespoke service to all of our patients – this is because all our patients are unique in their own way and they are likely to have different needs and requirements.
When you book a free consultation with one of our bariatric surgeons we will arrange a pre-consultation telephone call for you. This is where our surgeon will call you prior to your in-house consultation and go through the details of the operation you are considering to ensure that:
You are a suitable candidate for the surgery.
The procedure you are considering is the correct one for you.
Your medical history is within expectations.
To discover if any concerns are preventing you from undergoing the operation.
You have a chance to feel at ease with the surgeon before you attend your in-house consultation – we are fully aware of how daunting this can be.
For further information please contact on of our team on 0115 950 4662 to discuss your individual case.
We are experts in the field of Weight Loss and Weight Loss Surgery and have many years of experience. Tonic Weight Loss Surgery currently have clinics situated around the UK; Birmingham, Cardiff, Derby, Leeds, Leicester, London & Nottingham. Our philosophy is simple, we teach you how to ‘eat to live, not live to eat’
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