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