If, after having a gastric bypass, I decide that it's too restrictive and I want the option of the Lap Band, can this be changed?
Can a Gastric Bypass Be Changed to a Lap Band?
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Gastric bypass conversion to Lap-Band?
The gastric bypass surgery is considered a permanent operation and is very difficult to reverse. We do offer the option of placing a Lap-Band over the gastric bypass in patients that stretch out their pouch and need more restriction.
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