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What is gastric bypass revision and why is it needed

    Gastric Bypass Revision

    Gastric Bypass Revision: Unlocking a Healthier Future with Hidalgo Bariatrics

    Gastric bypass revision

    In the journey to achieve a healthier lifestyle and overcome obesity, bariatric surgery has proven to be a life-changing procedure for many. However, for some patients, a revision surgery becomes necessary due to various reasons.

    If you find yourself in this situation, fret not, as the expertise of Dr. Hidalgo from Hidalgo Bariatrics in Tijuana, Mexico, can guide you towards a successful and transformative gastric bypass revision. With 12 years of expertise as a qualified and certified bariatric surgeon, Dr. Hidalgo has earned a reputation for providing top-notch care and ensuring lasting results.

    What is Gastric Bypass Revision and Why is it Needed?

    Gastric bypass revision is a surgical procedure performed to modify or correct a previously conducted gastric bypass surgery or gastric sleeve surgery. While the initial surgery can be highly effective, some patients may encounter complications or not achieve the desired outcomes over time.

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    Common reasons for considering a revision:

    1. inadequate weight loss

    2. weight regain

    3. surgical complications

    4. unresolved coexisting medical conditions.

    5. Old techniques used when 1st surgery was performed

    How is Gastric Bypass Revision Performed?

    Under the skilled hands of an expert like Dr. Hidalgo, the gastric bypass revision procedure involves a thorough evaluation of your medical history and the initial surgical procedure, such as getting to know all the previous details such as when did you have your last bariatric procedure, where, with whom, how much regain has been noticed and more.

    “The process may vary depending on individual needs, but the main goal remains consistent: to improve the results of the initial surgery and enhance overall health and well-being.”

    Am I a Candidate for Gastric Bypass Revision?

    If you have previously undergone gastric bypass surgery or gastric sleeve surgery and are experiencing complications or inadequate outcomes, you may be a candidate for gastric bypass revision. Dr. Hidalgo’s extensive experience in performing these revisions allows him to assess each patient’s unique circumstances and recommend the most suitable approach for achieving optimal results.

    At Hidalgo Bariatrics we have had patients who’s gastric bypass surgery was performed back in 1995, 28 years ago! Can you believe that? Of course the techniques have changed, as a clear example of that, surgeries performed back before and early 2000s were open surgeries.

    The procedures used to have a higher risk than nowadays, surgeons took longer while in surgery and some techniques weren’t the most appropriate for the patients. Techniques have changed a lot throughout this last couple of years and it has revolutionized the way on how bariatric surgeries are done.

    So it’s very common that if you had a bariatric surgery back in those years when the bariatric surgery was “new”, it is very likely that you have gained back the weight and a bypass revision surgery is needed.

    Preop and Post op care before surgery:

    Prior to undergoing a gastric bypass revision, Dr. Hidalgo and his team will conduct a comprehensive evaluation of your health status. This may include getting to know your medical history, blood tests, imaging studies, and consultations with specialists

    Preoperative preparation is crucial to ensure that you are in the best possible condition for the surgery. Remember that you will also be a part of the preop work, you will be needing to follow a bariatric preparation diet designed by bariatric nutritionists and specialists that will help you out to clean your liver and get you ready for surgery.

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    The journey towards better health doesn’t end with surgery. After the gastric bypass revision, Dr. Hidalgo and his dedicated team at Hidalgo Bariatrics will provide you with personalized post-operative care and support. This includes dietary guidelines, exercise recommendations, and follow-up consults to monitor your progress and address any concerns.

    The main recommendations might be the same ones as your previous surgery, remember that because these surgeries are now done laparoscopically, you are able to get back on track after a couple of days after surgery.

    We usually recommend you the following post op cares:

    1. Keep the incisions clean

    2. Avoid bending over too much (2-3 weeks)

    3. No pool or beach until incisions are healed

    4. Avoid heavy lifting, try using your whole body for pushing or pulling

    5. Follow your post op diet carefully

    6. Be a consistent walker

    Choose Hidalgo Bariatrics for Expert Gastric Bypass Revision:

    When it comes to a life-changing procedure like gastric bypass revisions, entrust your health only to experts like Dr. Hidalgo at Hidalgo Bariatrics in Tijuana, Mexico. With his 12 years of expertise as a certified and qualified bariatric surgeon, Dr. Hidalgo is dedicated to providing safe, effective, and lasting results for each patient. Benefit from the exceptional care and support offered by the team at Hidalgo Bariatrics as you embark on a new chapter of health and well-being.

    Gastric bypass revision offers a renewed chance at a healthier and happier life for those who have experienced complications or suboptimal outcomes after their initial surgery. Dr. Hidalgo’s expertise, combined with the cutting-edge facilities at Hidalgo Bariatrics, ensures that patients receive the best care possible. Trusting your gastric bypass revision to Dr.

    Hidalgo means choosing the path towards long-lasting success and improved quality of life. Take the first step on this transformative journey and embrace a brighter future with Hidalgo Bariatrics.

    If you need support or have more questions about any bariatric procedure, make sure to reach an expert, Hidalgo Bariatrics always look forward to help you to improve your health.


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