Bariatric Revision Surgery In Mexico With BSB
If you are looking for a safe and more cost-effective solution for revision weight loss, surgery, coming to BSB in Tijuana, Mexico, is a perfect solution. Our board-certified surgeons are highly experienced in performing bariatric revision surgery and your procedure will be performed in a state-of-the-art hospital.
Cutting-edge technology, lab services for pathology tests and fully trained medical support staff ensure your utmost safety and care during and after your procedure. Plus you will stay in the hospital for two nights with plenty of post-operative support from our onboard nutritionist. Prior to being discharged multiple tests will be performed to check you are in good health and the procedure has gone well.
Reasons For Bariatric Revision Surgery
Treating obesity is like dealing with any other illness or disease. One surgical procedure may not always be enough to achieve the result you want. We understand that this can be disappointing. At BSB, we work alongside some of the most experienced board-certified surgeons in Mexico, who can determine which type of revision surgery is best for you.
Bariatric revision surgery in Tijuana is done in three situations:
Bariatric Revision Surgery In Tijuana, Mexico
At Be Slim Bariatrics (BSB), our expert board-certified surgeons have a 0% patient fatalities rate during or following bariatric surgery in Tijuana, Mexico. However, complications may arise or you may experience insufficient weight loss due to certain circumstances.
We understand that you may feel concerned and anxious about the prospect of bariatric revision surgery. Bariatric revision surgery will cost more than your initial surgery, especially in the U.S. If you are looking for affordable surgery and a high standard of care, going to Mexico may be an option.
No matter who you had your initial bariatric procedure with, bariatric revision surgery can resolve complications and help to get your weight loss back on track.
Complications that may require bariatric revision surgery include:
- Stricture of the gastric sleeve
- Hiatal hernia
- Scar tissue
One of the main reasons our surgeons perform revision surgery in Tijuana, Mexico, is to convert a gastric sleeve surgery to a mini gastric bypass, or standard gastric bypass. You can also have bariatric revision surgery to convert a mini gastric bypass to a standard gastric bypass. This is normally required due to:
- Unsatisfactory weight loss
- Weight regain
- Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
- Duodenogastroesophageal reflux (DGER).proc
Revision surgery may be the solution to resolving:
Bariatric surgery revision surgery is required in:
Bariatric Revision Surgery in Tijuana
It is noted that patients’ bodies react differently to pouch enlargement or lower caloric intake. The body’s reaction can hinder the body from losing the desired weight. A gastric sleeve revision is considered in this case. Moreover, a gastric sleeve surgery may be converted to a
mini bypass, RNY bypass, re-sleeve or duodenal sleeve to reduce more weight.
Does Gastric Bypass Revision Surgery Work?
A gastric bypass (RNY) can fail for various reasons, such as when the pouch is enlarged, the body cannot adapt to low caloric intake, or the staple line is disrupted. Generally, revision surgery will also involve a surgical pouch revision.
Do Adjustable Gastric Band (Lap-Band) Revisions Work?
A gastric band may fail due to pouch enlargement, erosion, slippage, or poor adjustments. These issues can be corrected by adjusting the lap band placement. Our bariatric surgeons recommend converting a gastric band to a gastric sleeve or a mini gastric bypass or a standard gastric bypass, as they are far more effective revision bariatric surgery procedures.
What’s Included In The BSB Bariatric Revision Surgery All-Inclusive Package?
The BSB all-inclusive package for bariatric revision surgery in Mexico includes:
- An expert bariatric surgeon and medical team
- Pre-operative tests
- Anesthesiologist fee
- Nutrition support
- Antibiotics and pain medicine
- WiFi and calls to the U.S.
- Private hospital room
- Two night stay in hospital
- One night in a five-star hotel with one companion
- Ground transportation.
Bariatric Revision Surgery Cost
As you might expect, revision surgeries are more complex than primary procedures. For that reason, the price for your surgery could go up if additional needs arise, such as if you require extra time in the operating room or a longer stay. Before you commit to anything, rest assured we’ll make sure everything is clear before going ahead with the procedure.
Risks Of Bariatric Revision Surgery
If initial obesity surgery hasn’t worked for you, seeking out a different weight loss procedure is understandable. Bariatric revision surgery is more complicated than initial bariatric surgery and requires more time and skill to do right. At BSB, our board-certified bariatric surgeons and surgical team are experienced and qualified to perform this kind of weight loss surgery. However, as with any surgical procedure, there are associated risks.
Some common risks of bariatric revision are:
- Incisional hernia
At BSB, we go to great lengths to make sure you have a safe and comfortable weight loss surgery experience. We’ll provide all the necessary pre-surgery testing, including an electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG). Once you’re in Mexico, our experienced medical team will oversee your procedure and make sure it goes as planned. Afterward, safety is paramount, so we will conduct several leak tests to ensure everything is exactly how it should be before discharging you from the hospital.
Rest assured the BSB patient surgery process ensures you receive quality care that equals or exceeds what medical facilities offer stateside!