Revisional Surgery

Patients who have had previous weight loss surgery occasionally require revision. This may be required if there are medical complications, inadequate weight loss or weight re-gain.  Revisional surgery can help get a patient back on track with their weight loss goals.

Dr. Vohra’s  multi-disciplinary revisional program provides the latest surgical options along with nutritional and behavioral assessment and bariatric education specifically designed to address  the special needs of our patients for optimum success.

Contact our office at (516) 374-8631 to schedule a consultation or use our online Appointment Scheduler.

Revisional  surgery procedure options we offer:

  • Lap-Band™ over Gastric Bypass
  • Gastric Band to Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Vertical Banded Gastroplasty (VBG) to Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Gastric banding with plication

POSSIBLE INDICATIONS ASSOCIATED WITH WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY

Indications for Revision of the Adjustable Gastric Band

  • Slipped/prolapsed band system
  • Inadequate weight loss
  • Intractable reflux (heartburn)
  • Wall erosion
  • Dysphagia (difficulty swallowing)
  • Intractable vomiting

Indications for Revision of the Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

  • Inadequate weight loss & weight re-gain
  • Presence of a fistula – communication or channel between the gastric pouch & the bypassed stomach
  • Presence of a gastric ulcer not responsive to medical treatment
  • Pouch outlet stenosis or dilation
  • Chronic vomiting
  • Excessive weight loss &/or malnutrition

Indications for Conversion of the Vertical Banded Gastroplasty

  • Inability to eat without nausea &/or vomiting
  • Any of the above indications for Revision of the Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass