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A procedure is called revisional when there is a problem with the outcomes of a surgery and modifications/corrections are necessary to achieve the desired results. A conversion procedure aims at converting one type of bariatric surgery to another. Examples of revisional bariatric surgery include
Examples for revisional surgery include replacement or repositioning of adjustable gastric band for device malfunction or
intolerance. In addition, there are occasions when a revision might be necessary
due to rare unexpected problems like chronic marginal ulcer formation,
anastomotis stenosis or gastro-gastric fistula.
Revisional weight loss surgery may be an option if your bariatric surgery had failed to provide long term success or you developed problems that require operative intervention and permanent change from the origininal weight loss surgery.
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