Dr. Fernando Garcia Blog

Gastric Bypass Surgery Revision to Resize the Stomach Pouch

December 18, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Bypass Bariatric Surgery Revision

If a gastric bypass patient fails to lose weight, revision surgery can be performed to resize the stomach pouch. The team at Tijuana Bariatrics discusses this process and how it works.

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Who Is a Good Candidate for Gastric Bypass Surgery?

November 29, 2016 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Bypass

Gastric bypass surgery can make a major difference in a person's life. Let's consider who is a good candidate for this surgery.

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The Risks of Gastric Bypass Surgery

October 26, 2016 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Bypass Complications Risks

Gastric bypass surgery carries some risks of serious complications. Let's consider these and go over tips for prevention and post-op care.

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The Side Effects of Gastric Bypass Surgery

October 24, 2016 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Bypass Bariatric Surgery Side Effects

After gastric bypass surgery, patients will experience a number of side effects as they recover, Let's go over them briefly and offer healing tips.

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The Importance of Following the Gastric Bypass Surgery Diet

October 21, 2016 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Bypass Bariatric Surgery

Learn why following the gastric bypass surgery diet after treatment can encourage positive results and a reduced risk of complications.

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Understanding Gastric Bypass Surgery Revision

January 30, 2016 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Bypass Revision Surgery

Gastric bypass revision surgery is performed in order to correct a bariatric procedure that is not yielding ideal weight loss results.

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Gastric Sleeve vs. Mini Gastric Bypass Surgery: Which Is Better for Me?

December 20, 2015 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Gastric Bypass

Gastric sleeve and mini gastric bypass are both good weight loss surgery options. Meet with a bariatric surgeon to learn more.

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Gastric Bypass After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

August 30, 2014 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Gastric Bypass

If a gastric sleeve surgery does not work as planned, it can be converted to a gastric bypass or duodenal switch. Revision can improve results.

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Sleeve Gastrectomy and Dumping Syndrome

June 16, 2014 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Dumping Syndrome Gastric Bypass

While dumping syndrome is more common in patients who have undergone gastric bypass surgery, it can affect people who have a gastric sleeve as well in certain cases.

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Gastric Sleeve vs. Gastric Bypass

December 24, 2013 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Gastric Bypass Bariatric Surgery

Gastric sleeve surgery and gastric bypass surgery are two fine options to consider for surgical weight loss. Let's compare the two and see which may be better for you.

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