If your gastric banding or bypass surgery failed to bring the desired results, consider revision weight-loss surgery in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
Redo weight-loss surgery can be required in any of the below situations:
- Inadequate weight-loss: The first weight-loss surgery has not brought the intended result the patients may be required to undergo a revision of the surgery or switch it to a different procedure.
- Complication: The first surgery has some mechanical failure as hole in the port of the band, or slippage of the band, erosion of the band, or leakage in the stitch-line.
- Difficulty in Swallowing or Heartburn: Could be due to improper placement or excessive tightening of the band.
- For Weight Regain: Sometimes patients who experience excessive weight-loss want to get reversal of their surgery to restore a healthy body.
Cost of Revision Weight-loss Surgery in PVR
The cost of redo surgery depends upon your first procedure and it can be determined only after the doctor nicely examines your case.
Usually the revision weight-loss surgery is more complicated than the first surgery and the cost can be different for different people. Whether you want to convert your gastric banding into gastric sleeve or want to switch to sleeve from gastric bypass—the best way to figure out the correct procedure and its exact cost would be to fill out your details in the form on the right.
Days in Hospital Back to work
2-3 days After 2 weeks
What tests are performed?
- Blood tests
You will also be checked for any nutritional deficiencies and be treated accordingly. It is important to be honest with your doctor regarding your lifestyle and dietary habits. If diet or any adverse habit is the reason for the failure of your initial weight-loss surgery, a revision surgery may not be able to help.
Going to Vallarta for Revision WLS
Puerto Vallarta is a popular beach town in the Mexican state of Jalisco. The high season for tourists is from November to March.
You can fly to the Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International Airport (IATA: PVR), which is located just to the North of Puerto Vallarta. Mexico Bariatric Services provides FREE transportation between the airport and the hospital/hotel.
If health and your doctor allow, you can take the jungle tour, go mountain biking, take a jeep safari, go snorkeling or scuba diving, charter a yacht or take a cruise.
Revision weight-loss surgery in Puerto Vallarta is performed by a highly experienced surgeon in our network, who is bilingual and has vast experience in the field of bariatrics.
For more information on redo bariatric surgery in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, fill-out the estimate-request form on the right.