Ismael Cabrera, MD, is capable of performing bariatric surgery revisions. Under his training of Dr. Juan Corvala, Dr. Cabrera cut his teeth to learn various weight loss surgery revisions. Today, the most common revision surgeries are Gastric Banding (Lap-Band) to Gastric Sleeve conversions. Dr. Cabrera, along with his partner, Dr. Louisiana Valenzuela have performed dozens of these types of surgeries.
Revising Bariatric Surgery
- Gastric Bypass Revision Surgery – Many times gastric bypass able to be revised, but surgeons can advise to switch to mini-gastric bypass or a similar surgery.
- Gastric Banding – The standard of revisions surgeries, the Gastric Band to Gastric Sleeve Revision is the most practiced surgery. With the decrease effectiveness of gastric band surgery, many individuals aim for a life-long weight loss procedure to help aid their waistlines.
- Gastric Sleeve – Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy can provide high expected weight loss, but if patients fail to achieve their weight loss goals, there are options. Many revision surgeries for the gastric sleeve involve adding the duodenal switch to the sleeve. This allows patients to fuel even higher expected weight loss.
- Gastric Plication – The new procedure, gastric sleeve plication, can be revised to accomadate even higher weight loss. Most surgeons would advise to opt in for the gastric sleeve, as their method of weight loss very similar.
Mexico Bariatric Surgery Revisions
In the United States, revision surgeries can be quite expensive. One recent patient was quoted $35,000 to revise a Lap-Band to Gastric Sleeve. Here at Mexico Bariatric Center, our prices are significantly less expensive. Our specialized team, Dr. Ismael Cabrera and Dr. Louisiana Valenzuela, can provide quality revision surgeries in Tijuana, Mexico. To Learn more please contact our staff to learn more.