Bariatric Surgery Revision

Dr. Louisiana Valenzuela Performing Bariatric Surgery

Revision SurgeriesAfter a procedure like a gastric sleeve or gastric banding, weight loss is not guaranteed. Many corpulent and heavyset people are enjoying their weight loss surgery with the joy of a slender body, great health, and renewed spirit; some people have unfavorable outcomes. Revision weight loss surgery in Tijuana is a less expensive alternative for people who could not maintain a healthy weight despite having undergone a former bariatric surgery.

The previously operated persons are already concerned about their failed attempts and are hesitant to spend more money on repeat/second surgery. They would benefit from choosing a medical trip to Tijuana, where they can undergo revision surgery to figure out their overweight issues.

Why Tijuana? Simple, very close to the USA. Tijuana is located across the US-Mexico border, just 17 miles from San Diego, California. The City’s convenience makes it the best medical tourism destination for many Americans and Canadians pursuing an affordable repeat Bariatric surgery as they can shed not only their weight but also their travel-related expenses or the cumbersomeness, of long-duration travel and brush off their pending health problems such as heart conditions, type 2 diabetes, and hypertension, etc.

Revision Bariatric Surgery

Revision Surgery is a remedy to help patients who are not achieving the proper weight, or the patient is having undesirable complications. It is approved for patients who have undergone Bariatric surgical procedure earlier, and experienced:

  • Complications after the former surgery
  • Inadequate weight loss
  • Recover of weight (about 40%) after the Bariatric surgery

While analyzing the suitability of patients for the Revision Bariatric Surgery, the patient’s age, weight, and is considered to determine the cause of failure of the preliminary surgery.

If it is proven that the surgery failed due to the patient’s unwillingness due to lifestyle changes, a more firm diet and workout routine is advised. The experienced doctors will decide which revision surgery would best suit a patient, depending on the type of preceding surgery and the reasons for its failure.

Bariatric Revision Surgeries Offered by Dr. Valenzuela

  • Gastric Sleeve to Gastric Bypass Revision
  • LAP-BAND (Gastric Band) to Gastric Sleeve
  • Lap Band to Gastric Bypass
  • Sleeve to Mini Bypass
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