Bariatric revision surgery consists in changing a bariatric technique in another one due to an insufficient weight loss by the patient, weight recovery or any complications caused by the procedure
Mechanism of action
Conversion from one technique to a more effective one, with a different mechanism
For example, a removal of the gastric band from the patient's stomach and then bypass implementation
Insufficient weight loss or recovery
Depends on the technique or surgery. Usually gatric bypass is done. Sometimes gastric sleeve. The surgery lasts 60 extra minutes more than original surgery.