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Can You Have Lap Band After Gastric Bypass
Yes: Some surgeons do band-over-bypass procedures and report good weight loss results. However, there is an increased risk of complications such as band erosion when placing a gastric band over the gastric pouch. You should first talk with your bariatric surgeon to determine whether there are other options. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many. Works well: We are seeing quite a few band patients who develop some intolerance (usually heartburn). Almost 1/3 seem to need the band removed. The next options would be either a sleeve or a gastric bypass. Both seem to work fairly well. Most will lose about 60-70% of excess weight after this revision surgery. The bypass is better for those with persistent bad reflux after the band comes out. ...Read more
Malabsorption: The lap band is a device placed to make the stomach seem smaller thus allowing you to eat less and feel satisfied. With the bypass, a surgeon creates a smaller stomach by cutting which has a similar effect. Additionally, the intestines are cut and rerouted so that the upper segment is "bypassed". This decreases the absorption of food which leads to faster and relatively easier weight loss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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What if you have had colorectail surgery and incesion hernia repair with mash can i get weight loss surgery like the sleeve or lap band?
Different principles: Bariatric procedures can be divided into 3 principle effects, causing malabsorption of nutrients, by restricting stomach size or a combination of both. Gastric band and balloon are restrictive, while gastric bypass is considered to be a combination of restrictive (small stomach pouch) and malabsorptive (bypassing portions of the digestive tract that absorb calories and nutrients). ...Read more
Depends: If you mean immediately, it will more than likely uncomfortable. If you mean in the long run, then you may have issues with stamina, and there could be some minor discomfort. You should discuss this with your bariatric surgeon. Your nutrition will be in question for certain amounts of exercise. Perhaps you need to consult additionally, a nutritionist, sports trainer or sports doctor. Be caref. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bariatrics: For bariatric surgical care, one successful procedure is the goal, not two. After engaging in the local bariatric program of your choice, you will learn the risks and benefits of each procedure in addition to the diet and behavior modifications. Many patients lose enough weight with the program alone, that surgical care is not needed. Okay to discuss with your bariatric team. Good luck. ...Read more
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