Revision Surgery

Bariatric Revision Surgery

Unfortunately some people who underwent surgery for obesity in the 80’s, 90’s and more recently have not managed to achieve or maintain their weight-loss goals. Some suffer side effects or complications from weight loss surgery that was not suited to them.

Failing to lose weight and/or unpalatable side effects after surgery are problems that can be dealt with; these problems are usually the result of “operation failure” rather than the failure of the person who has undergone the operation.

In addition to “operation failure” many patients who have regained weight after weight-loss surgery have picked up “ bad habits”, putting them at risk of further weight regain should they have further weight-loss surgery.

If a previous operation has failed to give adequate weight loss or has resulted in significant side effect, it may be revised or converted to another procedure that is more suited to the individual.

In over 95% of cases this can be done laparoscopically (keyhole surgery) or robotically. “Re-do” surgery or revision surgery is typically more complex and therefore patients are theoretically at greater risk of complications and weight regain than others. For this reason cautious assessment and consultation is required for all patients who are considering this option.

Do you need more information?

If you would like to speak to one of our specialised team or enquire about making an appointment at our clinic,
please call 02 9553 1120 or submit an enquiry.

Weight Loss Journey for UGIS patients

Download our Weight Loss Journey document

Complimentary Inclusions In Our Bariatric Aftercare Package

(included in your clinic fee)

Siara Health program providing information regarding surgery and aftercare.

2 appointments with our Dietitian Tania Chaanine.

BSc Nutrition & Dietetics (Honours)

Enrollment to the Fresh Start Program to support you for 2 years post-operatively.

Copy of Your Complete Guide to Nutrition for Weight Loss Surgery book by Sally Johnston.

1 month supply of bariatric multi vitamins – BN Multi.

Portion Perfection bariatric plate & bowl, to help you at meal times.

BMI Calculator

BMI is a useful tool for calculating whether you are a healthy weight for your height. If you enter your height and weight below our calculator will provide you with your own BMI. BMI is an effective measurement tool, however it is only one of the factors we look at when examining the relationship between someone’s weight and health. If you are concerned about your BMI please get in touch with one of our helpful team today who will be happy to discuss this with you.