Considerations regarding sarcoidosis in the bariatric surgical patient

Kimberly A. Kilby, Colleen M. Kilbourne, Marc A. Judson, Daniel J. Bonville, Scott H. Beegle

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The sarcoidosis patient who seeks surgical management for obesity presents many challenges. The interaction between sarcoidosis and obesity complicates both disorders and creates special issues to consider when contemplating surgery. This manuscript will review the approach to pre- and postoperative management of the sarcoidosis patient undergoing bariatric surgery.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)219-224
Number of pages6
JournalSurgery for Obesity and Related Diseases
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 2018


  • Bariatric surgery
  • Glucocorticoid use
  • Obesity
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Vitamin D dysregulation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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