Now we have Option for Patients Who Regain Weight after Initial Gastric sleeve surgery, Overtime, the stomach can stretch. As a result, patients can eat more food before feeling full.
Endoscopic Suturing for Weight Gain after initial gastric sleeve surgery is a non-surgical procedure that uses an endoscopic suturing device placed into the stomach through the mouth to reduce the size of the stomach. This means that, there is no cutting or stapling, no scarring and no wounds.
Before the procedure, you will need to follow specific preparation instructions, which you will discuss with Dr. Tarek Saleh.
Revision of Sleeve Gastrectomy is performed in the hospital under general anesthesia.
The procedure takes approximately 60 minutes, and the majority of patients go home the same day. Some patients might require a short admission to the hospital for a day or less for observation after the procedure.
The procedure works by reducing stomach capacity and slowing down the speed at which food passes into the bowel.
Weight loss after revision surgery is always slower than after the original surgery.
Doctor Tarek Saleh Message: Patient should understand that weight loss results vary from person to person and be aware of the importance of participating in the 12 months program, to maintain their weight loss and avoid regain weight and understand that after the procedure weight regains if it is not combined with appropriate healthy behaviors lifestyle including diet and exercise modifications are not continued.