Revision Surgeries

surgical procedure that is performed on patients who have already undergone a form of bariatric surgery, and have either had complications from such surgery or have not achieved significant weight loss results from the initial surgery


What are Revision surgeries?

Referred to surgery to correct any failure or problem that occurred after surgery bariatric treatment, and the most operations that need correction is the process of linking the stomach, and the most famous procedures to correct the obesity operations:

  1. 1. Operation in order to restore the normal shape of the stomach and digestive system and cancel all the steps taken in the first operation.

2 - the process of adjusting the steps of the treatment of obesity surgery so as to enhance the results of weight loss and so on.

  1. 3. Change the type of operation to another form of bariatric surgery to another form such as changing the process of linking the stomach to turn the stomach.

The following correction  surgeries can be performed:

Transformation of the juicer of yellow and pancreas

Operation Sadie

The process of switching the duodenum

Correcting obesity surgeries does not have any luxury, but is a compulsory decision to ensure the continuity of life in a normal and healthy away from diseases on the one hand and to repair the mistakes of previous surgeries that have been without experience or techniques less than that should have been done

One of the most corrected procedures is stapling the old stomach and gastric band. Gastric laparoscopy is done to correct these operations. We do not recommend gastric sleeve operations to correct previous unsuccessful obesity operations. And stomach belt. While other processes have very high success rates, such as gastric sleeve transformation and gait transformation

Reasons for resorting to corrections

Failure to comply with the doctor's instructions after bariatric surgery.

 The wrong choice of the type of operation best suited to the weight and general condition of the person.

 Poor selection of a qualified surgeon specialized in this type of surgery

Return the lost weight again.

Some deficiencies in the first surgery, and not performed properly or according to the standards of the World Association of Bariatric Surgery.



- Some complications after obesity such as persistent vomiting, peptic ulcers, low iron level in the blood and the inability to absorb nutrients.

- Gastric dilatation may occur as a result of not following post-operative instructions.

- Lack of commitment to diet and a new lifestyle after the operation, sometimes it is the main reason for the failure of obesity operations.

- The patient has a big role in the success of obesity and reaches the ideal weight safely without any complications by following the instructions and advice after the operation accurately and regular follow-up with the doctor.

The obesity surgeon, of course, is responsible for the success of the operation and takes all necessary precautions to pass the patient safely without any complications.

Confirmatory procedures to avoid complications

1 - Test the leak inside the operating room before the completion of the operation to ensure that there is no problem with pins or any possibility of diversion.

2 - work to avoid strokes by giving the patient injections of liquidity and wearing a compressor drink and urge him to move after two hours of the operation.

3 - the use of the finest and most efficient types of surgical instruments and the use of the latest American staplers now worldwide. Also, follow quality and safety standards before and during the process to ensure that no infection occurs.