Correcting a Previous Procedure

Revision Bariatric Surgery


The team at LIMARP International Center of Excellence for Obesity offers revision bariatric surgery in Tijuana, MX, to correct failed weight loss surgery. Unfortunately, poor technique or insufficient follow-up can undermine the success of a surgery and sometimes lead to regained weight. Dr. Liza Maria Pompa González can work with a patient to figure out the best solution.

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Revisional bariatric surgery is done when a patient already had another bariatric procedure and it failed because of a bad technique, because of a bad follow-up. So revisional bariatric surgery is converting a procedure to another one that is effective or to the same one, but that is effective. When we can convert a patient that had a lap band to a gastric sleeve or to a gastric bypass, or we can redo a bypass. That's what we call a bypass tuneup.
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