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.
According to a new study by the University of Warwick's NHS Trust and Coventry and Warwickshire University Hospitals (UHCW) that shows that age is not a barrier, obese patients over the age of 60 can lose as much weight as younger people who just make lifestyle changes apply to lose.
Eighty to 90% of adolescents benefit from permanent weight loss after bariatric surgery, and most experience remission from obesity-related complications such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, type 2 diabetes, and musculoskeletal pain