Rose Procedure Used for Weight Regain after Weight Loss Surgery

by Debbie
(Florida)

What do you know about The Rose Procedure?


I have been considering it since I have started regaining weight 2 years after roux-en-y gastric bypass surgery.



Answer:

The ROSE procedure (which stands for Restorative Obesity Surgery, Endolumenal) provides an incisionless surgical option to restore the size of the pouch and stoma to closely match original post-surgery sizes.

With time, the size of the stoma and pouch can stretch, thereby allowing you to eat bigger portion sizes.

This surgery reduces the diameter of the stoma and reduces the volume of the pouch to more closely match what they were originally after surgery.

As with any weight loss surgery procedure, results vary with each patient. The ROSE procedure has been well tolerated and most patients immediately lose weight as they eat less - with the return of the early feeling of "fullness" due to the restriction of the new, smaller pouch.

However, the ROSE procedure is new and long-term data are not yet available.

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