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    Do You Need A Revision Of Your Weight Loss Surgery?

    weight loss surgery revision

    Studies show that 15-35% of patients who undergo Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) struggle with weight regain after surgery. Surgeons have offered revision for weight loss surgery to these patients as a way to encourage additional weight loss. However, no surgery is without risks nor complications. Is it okay to get weight loss surgery twice? In one study – completed in the Netherlands- physicians looked back on 47 patients who had unsuccessful long-term weight loss from their original RYGB. These patients…

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