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Banded in Ft Worth in 2012-
I just met with a new surgeon yesterday after having a swallow study. My esophagus is expanding causing reflux, etc.
He unfilled the band and set me up for a follow up swallow study and follow up with him on Aug 15th. We talked about options.
Do I want the sleeve or bypass?
With revision do they make you wait months and months?

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You may want to look around on the forum for answers. From what I have read the process to get a revision does not take anywhere near as long as original surgery.

Good luck to you

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My surgeon advised that the best option was RNY.

Less risk of reflux.

Less risk of more damage/ issues to the oesophagus.

I also know a lot of people that have revised to a sleeve or had a sleeve as an initial surgery who have not lost or have had massive regains.

I decided to go with my surgeons recommendation and had my revision in Jan. I am very happy. My diet is much healthier than with the band, I don’t spend hours in restaurant toilets throwing up and I have reload the weight I gained and am sitting at goal.

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