Tuesday, July 9, 2024 – Episode 1457

Tuesday, July 9, 2024 - Episode 1457
By: Leslyn Keith, OTD, CLT-LANA

Understanding Lipedema Outcomes After Bariatric Surgery

  • This episode talks about an article titled “Lipedema in Patients after Bariatric Surgery” was published in the journal Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases in 2016.
  • This is a case study report from several surgeons at hospitals in New York, including John Bast, Leaque Ahmed, and Ryan Engdahl.
  • The authors report on two women who underwent weight-loss surgery.
  • This article is important for women with lipedema because it demonstrates that bariatric surgery outcomes may not meet expectations.