Revisions and Reversals
A revision is a surgical procedure where one type of weight loss surgery is transformed into another. The goal of a reversal is to put your system in its original state or as close as is physically possible.
Weight Loss Surgery Concerns
Sometimes there are issues with weight loss surgery. A small number of people are unhappy with the overall outcome of their surgery, or feel the surgery needs to be adjusted. In very rare cases, there is a medical complication that requires a revision or a reversal of a weight loss procedure. These surgeries are always unique cases requiring a unique surgical strategy. Some surgeries are open, and some are laparoscopic.
Patients who are concerned about the possibility of such a special surgery are encouraged to talk with a physician during our information sessions. Such concerns are normal and legitimate. Our physicians are happy to answer your questions.
The physicians and their support teams at the Miami Valley Hospital Weight Loss Surgery Center firmly believe successful weight loss surgery depends on motivation and commitment. Please share any doubts or fears you may have.
Compare Weight Loss Surgery Techniques
Find the weight loss surgery technique that might be right for you with our Comparison Chart. Learn more.
Learn About Weight Loss Surgery
The Premier Health Library offers a wealth of information about weight loss surgery. Learn about conditions, treatments, how to prepare for surgery and much more.
Content Updated: November 23, 2014