A MORE ADVANCED APPROACH TO PREVIOUS BARIATRIC SURGERY
Reverse or Revise an Existing Bariatric Surgery Procedure
SmartShape™ has helped thousands of Canadians experience significant and sustained weight loss with modern weight loss procedures, such as the revision surgery option. Our primary goal is ensuring that you have all the information that you need to make a confident and informed decision in determining if revision surgery is right for you.
Below, we provide a comprehensive overview of revision surgery, so you can learn how it will either reverse your existing bariatric procedure or revise it to help you achieve significant and sustained weight loss. We encourage you to connect with us for a free consultation to discuss your specific needs and to address any questions that you may have, and to find out if revision surgery is your best option.
What is Revision Surgery?
Revision Surgery refers to procedures performed on patients who have already had Bariatric Surgery. (ie: Vertical Banded Gastroplasty or VBG, Gastric Band, Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve) and have either had complications, or have regained or failed to lose weight successfully from the initial surgery.
How Does Revision Surgery Work?
Your SmartShape surgeon will help you decide which Revision Surgery will best suit your needs. Depending on the initial bariatric procedure, the Gastric Sleeve, Mini Gastric Bypass, or LAP-BAND® may be recommended. There are many options available depending on the specific reasons why Revision Surgery is being considered.To determine the path forward, including the type of revision surgery you may need, it is important to set up a consultation with your surgeon to review your options.
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Do You Qualify for Revision Surgery?
If you think that the revision surgery option is right for you, it’s important to find out if you meet the requirements for this procedure.
Revision surgery might be right for you if: