Friday, August 28, 2020 – Episode 049

Friday, August 28, 2020 - Episode 049
By: Leslyn Keith, OTD, CLT-LANA

Lipedema & Bariatric Surgery

  • An article titled “Lipedema in Patients after Bariatric Surgery.” 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 2 women who underwent weight-loss surgery.
  • This article is important for women with lipedema because it demonstrates that your bariatric surgery outcomes may not be what you have been led to expect.