I had a Lap Band surgery. I want revision Surgery
Lap Band Surgery was a very popular weight loss procedure for many years. Over time many patients develop one of the following needing revision surgery:
Heartburn or GERD
Inadequate or stalled weight loss
Dilatation of Esophagus
Lap Band Slippage
Lap Band Erosion
Revision surgery for previous Lap Band surgery is one of the most common revision procedures performed. The choices for revision include
Lap Band to Gastric Sleeve Surgery
Lap Band to Gastric Bypass Surgery
Will the Lap Band revision be done in one or two stages?
The Lap Band will need to be removed prior to completing Gastric Sleeve or Gastric Bypass procedures. This may be accomplished in one or two stages.
Depends on the extent of scar tissue
Depends on presence of Lap Band Slippage or Erosion
Two stages may be preferred to prevent complications like leak, twisting or GERD.
Will the Lap Band Revision be done Laparoscopic?
Almost always this is completed laparoscopically. This comes with same benefits like any other bariatric surgery.
Pain is minimal
Usually a one night hospital stay
Down time of less than a week
Follow up visits not different from primary bariatric surgery
Will Lap Band Revision Surgery help me?
Revision of Lap Band surgery to Gastric Sleeve or Gastric Bypass is one of the most common and highly effective revision procedures. You can expect:
Significant weight loss
Better quality of life
Low complication rate
Will my Insurance cover Lap Band Revision Surgery?
Most insurances cover weight loss revision surgery. The process to get approval may be lengthy and time consuming. Our experienced insurance experts will assist you in getting the approval.
Self Pay Lap Band Revision Surgery
At Arch Bariatrics in St Louis, we have attractive cash pay options for Lap Band revision surgery for patients.
Who don’t have Insurance
The Insurance has denied revision surgery
Due to complexity of revision surgery, the cost will be higher than primary procedures. The cost depends on multiple factors including your choice of the procedure. Please contact us to learn more about your self pay cost and payment options for Lap Band revision Surgery at Arch Bariatrics in St Louis.
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