Lymphedema is a chronic condition. Most cases suffer from the secondary type of lymphedema. There are new minimal interventional approaches in oncologic surgery and focused radiation, aggressive treatment of infection and inflammation to reduce its incidence and manifestations. A combination of lymphatic massage, elastic bandages and sequential intermittent pneumatic compression are the gold standard in treatment. Various aspects of the problem are discussed.
|Pages (from-to)||149-151, 183|
|State||Published - Mar 2013|