What can I expect during endoscopic bariatric revision surgery?

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During endoscopic bariatric revision surgery, the surgeon passes a flexible tube through your mouth into the small stomach pouch. The stomach pouch and the stoma, the connection between the pouch and intestine, are repaired. You will receive anesthesia to make you comfortable during the procedure. The revision surgery usually takes about 30 to 60 minutes. Most people go home later that day. Someone must come with you to surgery to drive you home after the procedure.

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Weight Loss Procedures and Surgeries

Weight loss surgery procedures, including liposuction, gastric bypass, gastric botox and Lap Band surgery are viable options for those needing help with excessive weight loss. But they aren't without their risks. Weight loss surge...

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