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Gastric Sleeve Revision in Tijuana

Gastric Sleeve Revision in Tijuana Mexico

Gastric sleeve revision, also known as sleeve gastrectomy revision, is a surgical procedure performed by Dr. Juan F. Hidalgo at Tijuana, Mexico, to modify or correct complications or unsatisfactory results from a previous gastric sleeve surgery.

In some cases, individuals may experience complications or inadequate weight loss after the initial gastric sleeve surgery. Gastric sleeve revision surgery by Hidalgo Bariatrics in Tijuana is performed to address such issues and improve the outcomes of the original procedure. The specific revision procedure can vary depending on the individual’s unique circumstances and the nature of the complications or concerns.


Gastric Sleeve Revision Surgery in Tijuana Mexico

After 7 years, approximately 19.9% of gastric sleeve patients will have undergone a gastric sleeve revision surgery. The most common reasons for gastric sleeve revision surgery are: Not enough weight loss or Weight regain (“weight recidivism”)

If you have a Lapband in place and have not had success - We Can Help!

We specializes in helping lap band patients remove their old lap band and convert the surgery to a Gastric Sleeve usually during the same procedure when possible and when the patient’s health is not put at risk!

Gastric Sleeve Revision Surgery usually can include:

Lapband to Gastric Sleeve or even a Failed Gastric Sleeve Surgery where the patient did not lose much weight from the first surgery.  (This is usually a sign that the sleeve size was not correct from the beginning).  


What is Gastric Sleeve Surgery?

Basically consist in the reduction of the stomach to around a quarter of its original size, this is an irreversible bariatric surgery. A large part of the stomach is removed during surgery and the open edges of the stomach are stitched together to form a thin “sleeve”.

Dr. Juan Francisco Hidalgo can perform gastric revision surgery in Tijuana, removing the lap band or in the case of a prior Gastric Sleeve looking to see what is actually wrong with the current sleeve and repairing what is found to be at fault.

Note that not always there is a problem with the Gastric Sleeve, or if the patient had original successful weight loss, then in those cases, it may be required to revise the gastric sleeve to a Mini Bypass or a full RNY Bypass for weight loss success.

Gastric Sleeve Revision Surgery procedure

Gastric Sleeve revision surgery in Mexico takes about one hour to perform.

One of the leading bariatric surgery options available for weight loss involves the revision of the stomach with previous sleeve surgery.

What steps bariatrician will take during Gastric Sleeve Surgery?

Administering Anesthesia:

Gastric sleeve surgery requires general anesthesia; you will be totally unconscious during the procedure.

Making Incisions

Dr Juan F. Hidalgo will make a small incision in the abdomen; this will reduce the risk of infection.


Dr. Juan F. Hidalgo will insert laparoscope and surgical devices through the incision.

Fix and repair

Fix what is wrong with the current sleeve and repair what is found to be at fault.


Dr. Juan F. Hidalgo will shape your stomach closing the tissues with staples.

Closing incisions:

Dr. Juan F. Hidalgo will proceed to close the incisions using a special inverted sleeve technique that helps protect the patient from leaks and long-term weight regain by hand stitching over the surgical staples.

This surgery is considered to be the one with a lower risk for infections or other serious complications and the patient may experience a significant amount of weight loss*.

Gastric Sleeve Revision Surgery Recovery:

After the procedure, you need to stay at least two nights so we can take care of you by monitor and assisting you as needed. Your diet will be limited to only liquids for two weeks and gradually integrate soft food and finally solids.

You need to rest the first two weeks and after that start walking around to discourage blood clots after a month you need to increase your activity, after two months you will need to do an exercise routine. Depending on what work you do for leaving you will be able to return after one or two weeks.

Why should you choose Gastric Sleeve Revision Surgery in Tijuana, Mexico?

If you have had a weight loss surgery and it has not been successful or has complications, it is important to perform a revision surgery where Dr. Hidalgo will be able to fix the failures of previous surgeries.

This low-cost option in Tijuana is one of the many reasons American and Canadian residents avail the benefits of the procedure without paying thousands of dollars for the same procedure in other countries.

Tijuana, Mexico is only a few miles from San Diego, California which is well connected with all cities in North America with an international Airport.

Tijuana is quite Americanized so that you will fell in a culture very similar.

What is a Pre-Op Diet for a Gastric Sleeve revision surgery?

The preoperative bariatric diet should be taken by the patient at least three days before and consists of high portions of protein, low in calories, and easy-to-digest. foods.

Do I need a Pre-Op Diet for Gastric Sleeve revision surgery?

Two or three days before surgery you’ll need to switch to an all-liquid diet. Restrict your food intake to water, broth, gelatins, and low-calorie sports drinks (no sodas).

Post-Gastric Sleeve Revision Surgery Care:

After a revision surgery at Hidalgo Bariatrics our team of professionals will be available to help you creating a nutrition and lifestyle plan so you can experience a successful weight loss, you also have access to our post-bariatric surgery support group

How much does Gastric Sleeve Revision Surgery cost in Tijuana, Mexico?

The cost for a Gastric Sleeve Revision will depend on what we need to fix but we call tell it will be around $5,000 USD to $9,000 USD, at Hidalgo Bariatrics all our packages are all-inclusive with staying, spa, surgeon, anesthesiologist, nutritional and lifestyle guidance and transport from border-airport-hospital-hotel pickup.

How much does Gastric Sleeve Revision Surgery cost in the United States or Canada?

If you have a Gastric Revision Surgery in the United States the cost can be around $15,000 USD, up to 73% more in comparison with Tijuana, Mexico.

What Hidalgo Bariatrics includes in Gastric Sleeve Revision Surgery?

The most important thing for Hidalgo Bariatrics is that you feel well cared for by our staff of professionals, all our surgical packages include:

Meet Dr. Juan F. Hidalgo, one of the best bariatc surgeons in Tijuana, Mexico

Dr Juan Francisco Hidalgo

Dr. Juan F. Hidalgo Bariatric Surgeon

Medical Specialist in Bariatric Surgery with more than 12 years of experience. He uses the highest technology in its minimally invasive procedures for weight loss surgery.

See other Weight loss surgery procedures in Tijuana

Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Gastric sleeve surgery in Tijuana with Dr. Juan F. Hidalgo can provide great results with minimal risk.

  • Substantial Weight Loss
  • Reduced Hunger
  • Less Invasive & Revisable Procedure

Mini Gastric Bypass

Lose up to 70 Percent of Excess Weight with Mini Gastric Bypass Surgery at Tijuana Mexico.

  • 1-2 Hours
  • 70% Weight loss
  • 1 Year to reach goal

Gastric Bypass Surgery

Gastric bypass surgery in Tijuana can not only help you to lose weight, but also live a longer and healthier life.

  • Significant Weight Loss
  • Improved Health
  • Enhanced Quality of Life

Gastric Sleeve Revision

If you have a Lapband in place and have not had success we can help you fix or repair your past surgery failures.

  • Problem with the Gastric Sleeve.
  • Gastric sleeve to a Mini Bypass.
  • Full RNY Bypass for weight loss success

Gastric Bypass Revision

Errors during the initial surgery, poor dietary habits, and other complications can compromise the effects of your procedure

  • Versatility
  • Dramatic Results
  • High Success Rates

Bariatric Revision Surgery

If your initial weight loss surgery falls short of your expectations, it can be heartbreaking. However, there is hope.

  • Versatility
  • Dramatic Results
  • High Success Rates

Lap Band System

The LAP-BAND system is designed to significantly reduce your stomach’s capacity to hold food. You will feel fuller faster and longer.

  • 45 Minutes
  • 60% Weight Loss
  • 1 Year to reach goal

Gastric Balloon

The Intra-Gastric Balloon procedure in Tijuana takes about 20 to 30 minutes. The patient may lose up to 30% of their excess weight in 6 months.

  • 30 Minutes
  • 30% Weight loss
  • 1 Year to reach goal

Gastric Plication Surgery

The Gastric Plication surgery in Tijuana takes about 1 hour. The patient may lose up to 55% of their excess weight within 2 years of surgery.

  • 1 Hour
  • 55% Weight Loss
  • 2 Years to reach goal

Duodenal Switch Surgery

If you suffer from weight-related health problems like hypertension, hyperlipidemia or hard to control type 2 diabetes, you may qualify for this procedure.

  • 2-3 hours
  • 80% Weight loss
  • 1 Year to reach goal
  • Not suffer from dumping symptoms

Mommy Makeover

If you have multiple cosmetic concerns, Dr. Juan F. Hidalgo and his team can combine procedures into a plan known as a mommy makeover.

  • Breast
  • Abdomen
  • Thights
  • Arms

About the practice

What is the best practice for you? Contact us and Dr. Juan F. Hidalgo team will explain you all procedures and logistic for any bariatric surgery.

  • Arrival
  • Transportation
  • Accommodation
  • Weight loss surgery

Hidalgo Bariatrics patients speak for themselves and show how Dr. Juan F. Hidalgo helps people improve their health and life on a daily basis. Our Bariatric center has become a common destination for patients mainly from Canada and United States who are looking for weight loss surgery at low cost but with great quality and above all the safety that a patient needs. talk to our team of experts they will help you to coordinate your trip to Tijuana Mexico and clarify any questions you may have about the process, which includes the treatment you will receive, facilities and everything related to your procedure.


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