(Banded Gastric Bypass)
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.
*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.