Laparoscopic revision of bypass
What is Laparoscopic Revision of Bypass?
The laparoscopic bypass surgery is a minimally invasive restrictive as well as malabsorptive surgery that involves reducing the size of the stomach by stapling it and connecting it to the small intestine by bypassing a portion of the intestine. It is a very common bariatric procedure. A laparoscopic revision of the bypass surgery may be necessary in the following cases:
- Insufficient weight loss
- Weight regain
- Dumping syndrome, a surgical complication