Gained all weight back after a gastric sleeve. What other surgery do I need to do to take off that weight?
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Failure after sleeve gastrectomy
The way to find out which one it is would be to have either an upper GI x-ray or an endoscopy to assess what your stomach looks like. If it is too big, a re-sleeve might be indicated. (Not your fault). If the sleeve looks good, then there are two options; (your fault) one would be to change your lifestyle and eating habits; the other would be to add malabsorption in the form of a duodenal switch.
Change how you eat
You should have an evaluation of how much sleeve you have left - or if you stretched it out. The real work of weight loss surgery is changing what you eat - if you don't you will always regain the weight.
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