What are the revision options following gastric bypass bariatric surgery?

Updated: May 28, 2019
  • Author: Alan A Saber, MD, MS, FACS, FASMBS; Chief Editor: John Geibel, MD, MSc, DSc, AGAF  more...
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A standard Roux gastric bypass with failed weight loss can be revised to a very-long-limb Roux-en-Y procedure (see the image below), or the dilated gastric pouch can be revised.

Long Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Long Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.

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