Repair and revision for a gastric bypass fistula ,

on 8/21/17 1:21 pm - Waxahachie, TX

I have my repair and revision on Wednesday. My original surgery was 15 years ago. open RNY. This will be Laparoscopic surgery. I'm wondering how long will it take to get back up and back to work? anyone know?

on 8/22/17 1:28 pm, edited 8/22/17 6:28 am - Alexandria, VA

I had the same thing on the 9th, and could have gone back by the 16th, but I waited until the 21st just to be safe. It depends on the individual, and if your job is a desk job or a more physical job!


RNY 11/2004 (lost 110 pounds, gained back to 284), revision 8/2017 (down 26 pounds)