Revision Surgeries

In case your last surgery didn’t work, don't worry.
If you have a lap band, mini bypass or even a full bypass, a sleeve or even a balloon surgery.
Dr. García has a great amount of experience with revision surgeries.

What are revision surgeries?

In case your last surgery didn’t work. Don’t worry if you have a LAP band, a mini bypass or even a full bypass, a sleeve or even a salloon surgery. Dr. García has a great amount of experience with revision surgeries.

All Surgeries are done laparoscopic.

The revision surgeries that Dr. García preforms:

* LAP band to Sleeve or Bypass – Removal of band turned in to the Sleeve surgery or Bypass.

* Gastric Sleeve to Bypass Revision – Revision Surgery.

How fast do I start to lose weight?

Well this depends on each of the patients, but the approximate time is in the first week after surgery. .

How much weight can I lose with this procedure?

Weight loss after surgery varies from person to person. Most patients manage to reduce between 70 and 80% of excess weight within the first 2 years out from surgery.

How long does it take to see noticeable results in my health and weight?

The results are almost immediate, but the time to achieve a more noticeable weight loss is approximately 12 to 18 months, depending on the discipline of each patient.

Is age important?

Age is one of the factors to consider as well as the aspect of the patient’s health, however this surgery (Revision) can be performed in adolescents as well as in patients older than 55 years with excellent results, and with a great impact beneficial in the health of the patient.

How long does the surgery take?

The surgery time is approximately 1.5 to 2 hrs.

How long should I stay in the hospital?

Hospital stay will be 2 nights and 2 extra recovery days at the hotel.

What are the health benefits that I will get with this surgery?

More than 70 to 80% of patients with hypertension may dispense with medications in the short term and more than 90% of patients with non-insulin-dependent type II diabetes may also discontinue them. Like complications of obesity, they will dramatically improve or disappear such as: high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obstructive sleep apnea, gastroesophageal reflux, asthma, joint pain, arthritis, fatigue, psychological problems, and difficulty breathing (dyspnea).

Is it possible that I will gain weight again after surgery?

Yes, it is possible, but the success of the surgery depends on the commitment of each patient, but the surgery alone helps you lose between 70% and 80% of your body weight.

Likewise, it is necessary for the patient to change his eating and exercise habits so that the change is permanent.

What pre-operative studies are required?

1.- Lab work will be done on arrival

2.-Electrocardiogram (ECG) – Depending on age and upon request by the surgeon*

3.-Chest X-ray – Upon request by the surgeon*


All Inclusive Package – *FLIGHTS NOT INCLUDED

 

Our All-Inclusive package:

Preoperative support
Diagnosis and recommendation from Surgeon
Surgery coordinator assistance
Pre-operative Diet and Guidance
English Speaking Staff

Transportation – *Ground Transportation INCLUDED

Airport to hotel
Hotel to hospital and back
Hotel or hospital back to San Diego or San Diego
international airport
Hotel or hospital back to Tijuana or Tijuana
international airport
One Companion is welcome * Must be 18 years or older

Lodging

2 Hotel Nights
2 Hospital Nights
Surgery expenses – All operating room expenses
Private hospital room for patient and one companion
Preoperative tests – *done on arrival

Laboratory:

Complete blood count, chem 21, platelets, chemistry, HIV

X-ray:

Chest X-ray, EKG

Every medical fee

Chief Surgeon
Second surgeon assistant
Surgical nurse
Anesthesiologis

Patients Safety and Travel Policy

Plese read policy* Restrictions may apply
Policy for both Travel & Stay
Plese read policy* Restrictions may apply

Postoperative care

Post op diet Packet
Prescription medicine at discharge
Nutritional guidance *with surgeon
Nutritional Refferal for a personalized assessment of nutritional status and interest
1 year Follow up appointments with *surgeon

We Have No BMI fee or Hiatal Hernia fee