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Endo Revision: The Answer to Weight Gain after Gastric Bypass

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Even when patients do everything right, in rare cases, their gastric bypass may not work exactly as it was intended. Sometimes, they start gaining weight years afterward. Others start noticing discomfort in their stomachs. Luckily, Advanced Surgical & Bariatrics offers the safest, most effective non-surgical fix to the gastric bypass: endoscopic revision, best known as an Endo Revision, the only procedure of its kind!

Why Might a Gastric Bypass Not Work as Intended?

The gastric bypass is one of the most well-known bariatric surgeries with an incredible track record. On average, patients who choose this procedure lose anywhere from 50% to 70% of their excess body weight. Additionally, they experience these positive results 12 years after surgery, according to a study published in Reuters. All in all, most surgeries go off without a hitch, and patients usually don’t experience a bypass “failure.”

Unfortunately, under rare circumstances, patients might notice significant weight gain post-op, which could indicate a bypass failure. Factors that can decrease the effects of a bypass include:

  • Improper execution of the procedure
  • Overeating
  • Drinking carbonated beverages
  • Natural, unforeseen changes to the body

Although these cases are infrequent, we want everyone to be able to achieve the weight loss they want and deserve. That’s why we’re introducing the first non-surgical way to repair a gastric bypass: Endo Revision.

What Is Endo Revision?

Endoscopic revision, known as an Endo Revision, is a unique procedure that fixes the problems that can arise from a failed gastric bypass or sleeve gastrectomy without surgery. Like revisional bariatric surgery, the surgeon tightens the stomach again after it has stretched or repairs any errors made from the initial procedure. This allows patients to return to eating smaller portions to lose excess weight while living healthy. However, unlike traditional revisional surgery, the Endo Revision is non-surgical. The surgeon inserts the endoscope through the patient’s mouth to reach their stomach which eliminates the need for any incisions.

The Benefits of an Endoscopic Revision

Endo Revisions work well because they minimize the risks inherent in traditional revisional surgery. How? By using an endoscope, the surgeon does not need to make any external incisions and can safely perform the surgery. Like with Endo Bariatrics, Endo Revisions do not have the risks, challenges, and complications that come with its surgical counterparts.  As an added bonus, because there are no incisions, there are no scars to worry about!

Why Would I Need an Endo Revision?

Weight gain after gastric bypass surgery is most commonly caused by a patient’s stomach stretching gradually over time. In turn, the patient needs to eat more in order to feel full.  This increased food intake can make patients start regaining the weight that their gastric bypass initially helped them lose.

Additionally, several intrusive symptoms may arise that signal a defective gastric bypass and should be kept in mind, even months or years after a successful surgery.  Some of these symptoms include:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Heartburn symptoms after surgery
  • Insignificant weight loss

Advanced Surgical & Bariatrics: We’re the Endo Revision Experts!

Endo Revisions are a one-of-a-kind procedure designed to maximize the benefits of the gastric bypass. Due to its endoscopic nature, only surgeons with the utmost experience can perform this treatment. At Advanced Surgical & Bariatrics, our focus on using and improving the most current, safest techniques in bariatric medicine has led us to become the only practice in New Jersey to offer Endo Revisions.

We want to ensure that our patients’ health and safety, so we take extra care to overcome any potential setbacks and complications. Our devotion to our patients and use of proper techniques have made us the safest practice in New Jersey and among the safest in the United States.

Don’t let weight gain stop you from living the life you want and deserve. Schedule a consultation with the experts at Advanced Surgical and Bariatrics and start the journey to better health!

Come to Advanced Surgical & Bariatrics!

When you’re looking for the best procedures and the best care; our track record proves that we are the #1 bariatric practice in New Jersey! Advanced Surgical & Bariatrics:

  • Boasts an expert team of surgeons who are leaders in their fields
  • Has performed 6,000 successful procedures performed with more every day
  • Has placed the most gastric balloons in New Jersey – making us the #1 gastric balloon practice in the state
  • Provides 24/7 access to online seminars
  • Offers top cutting-edge weight-loss surgery programs
  • Is the safest practice in the tri-state area, and one of the safest practices in the United States with a complication rate of less than 0.5%

Our commitment to patient care and overall safety has earned us accreditation from the Metabolic Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP). This prestigious achievement recognizes only the top bariatric practices. Don’t wait; start achieving better health today! https://www.bariatricsurgerynewjersey.com/

Dr Sadek

Dr. Ragui Sadek is a premier surgeon who established a state-of-the-art and one of the safest bariatric surgery programs in the state. Dr. Sadek has fellowship training in both laparoscopic/bariatric surgery and surgical trauma/critical care, allowing him to safely perform complex surgeries on patients who have been turned down by other practices. As a Clinical Assistant Professor of surgery at RWJ Medical School & the Director of bariatric surgery program at RWJ University Hospital, Dr. Sadek offers a cutting-edge range of laparoscopic, robotic, & bariatric surgical procedures with a complication rate substantially below the national average.

Dr. Sadek is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Having performed more than three thousand advanced surgical procedures, Dr. Sadek has established a strong patient satisfaction rate and a solid reputation among the surgical community and is renowned as a top physician in his field by International Association of Healthcare Professionals. As a board-certified surgeon, he holds affiliations with the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and the Society of American Gastro Endoscopic Surgeons. More about Dr. Sadek

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