Q&A: What should I do if I can't lose weight after gastric bypass surgery?
posted on 1/14/2015
Ask A Doctor Question:
i had gastric bypass surgury in 2000,for some reason my top stomach seems very extended and i cant lose any weight there is this something i should get checked?- Patti
It could be that the pouch is enlarged. We made bigger pouches then in 2000. Also opening or stoma can be dilated. We can treat that with an endoscopic procedure. We can evaluate the size with Upper GI X-Ray or scope(EGD). Come in for a consultation to find out.
--Keith Norton Marshall, DO
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