CARDIAC SURGERY

Overview of Surgical Techniques

Jun 23, 2021 by in CARDIAC SURGERY Comments Off on Overview of Surgical Techniques

Key Points • Reductive procedures (direct excision with skin grafting or liposuction) alone or as an adjunct are effective in gross reduction of volume; however, they carry significant morbidity. •…

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Lymphedema Risk Reduction and Management

Jun 23, 2021 by in CARDIAC SURGERY Comments Off on Lymphedema Risk Reduction and Management

Key Points • Lymphedema is more than mechanical insufficiency due to reduced transport capacity. Lymphedema is an inflammatory edema associated with an increase in the adipose content of the subcutaneous…

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Clinical Evaluation of Lymphedema

Jun 23, 2021 by in CARDIAC SURGERY Comments Off on Clinical Evaluation of Lymphedema

Key Points • The clinician’s role in lymphedema treatment and management is to provide the best diagnosis, treatment plan, and advice as to what will be the most appropriate approach;…

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