Revision surgery can be performed after obesity surgery for a variety of reasons, e.g. to modify or improve the previous operation.. Since revision surgeries are performed more difficult than the first surgery, it is very important to determine the source of the problem correctly and to have experienced surgeon. Different techniques are applied according to the previous operation and the present complaint.

One out of every 8-10 operations performed in obesity surgery is revision surgery.


Sleeve revision surgery

Another stomach reduction

It is preferred in cases where the stomach has been left wide during the first operation or when the stomach is growing again for various reasons. It is preferable for adaptable people because of their eating habits and low weight gain. Simply put; It is the process of resizing the large stomach with sleeve gastrectomy.

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Who is not able for operation

Not suitable for revision surgery for people who cannot benefit from surgery

Complaints are not guided and corrected when deciding on revision surgery.

  • Community with serious psychiatric problems
  • Alcohol or substance abuse
  • Eating disorder
  • Postoperative compliance problem
  • Occupational refusal to accept medical treatment


Which situations are preferred

It is preferred in cases of adequate weight loss and complications

Revisionary surgery is generally preferred in two cases.

Elimination of problems related to surgical technique

  • Complications (reflux, malnutrition, large stomach release, stenosis, stomach turnover, undesirable absorption disturbance, excessive weight loss, dumping, etc.)
  • The preferred operation is ineffective (lengthening or shortening of the gastric band, absorption intestinal neck,

Troubleshooting personal problems

  • Stomach growth
  • Lack of adequate weight loss
  • Recovery of more than 15-20% of the given weight
  • No improvement or recurrence of obesity related diseases
  • Intensive consumption of carbohydrate and sugary foods