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I think there are some people on this site who had success with a sleeve to bypass revision. I think it depends on the person. Also, there's also the option of sleeve to duodenal switch... depending on why you're having the revision of course because if it's for GERD then the DS isn't an option. But the sleeve is literally the first part of the DS procedure. It used to be separated into two parts so it's another revision option if your insurance covers it (and you don't have GERD)

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"they" say (whoever "they" are) that weight loss is never as quick or significant with a revision as it is with a virgin surgery, but some people can lose quite a bit of weight with them. I've read the average is about 20 lbs - although that's an average so I would think that includes people who lost most of their excess weight with the sleeve and are doing the revision because of GERD. I don't know what the stats are if you only include people who had the revision when they were still quite a ways from goal. I would think you could make it, but again, it's probably going to be slower and more difficult than with a virgin surgery.

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I transitioned from a stapling to bypass and I’ve lost 100 pounds since January 20. Still losing.

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