Future Perspectives in Lymphatic Microsurgery

Jun 23, 2021 by in CARDIAC SURGERY Comments Off on Future Perspectives in Lymphatic Microsurgery

Lymphedema Milestons and Globalization Lymphedema Milestones in Diagnosis and Treatment The surgical and microsurgical treatment of lymphedema is rapidly evolving with new techniques, improved outcome reporting, and descriptions of more…

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Excisional Procedures: Debulking Procedures

Jun 23, 2021 by in CARDIAC SURGERY Comments Off on Excisional Procedures: Debulking Procedures

Key Points • Treatment of advanced lymphedema remains a challenge in reconstructive surgery. Surgical management with excisional procedures is indicated in select patients when conservative measures have failed. • Based…

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Excisional Procedures: Liposuction

Jun 23, 2021 by in CARDIAC SURGERY Comments Off on Excisional Procedures: Liposuction

Key Points • If there is significant pitting (>8–10 mm in depth) of the lymphedematous limb, conservative treatment (combined physiotherapy) is indicated to remove the lymph and transfer the lymphedema…

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Immediate Lymphatic Reconstruction

Jun 23, 2021 by in CARDIAC SURGERY Comments Off on Immediate Lymphatic Reconstruction

Key Points • The Lymphatic Microsurgical Preventative Healing Approach, or immediate lymphatic reconstruction (ILR), is a surgical procedure for the prevention of lymphedema (LE). • This procedure is performed by…

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The Campisi Approach for Lymphatic Surgery

Jun 23, 2021 by in CARDIAC SURGERY Comments Off on The Campisi Approach for Lymphatic Surgery

Key Points • Lymphedema staging • Surgical treatment of lymphedema & lymphatic microsurgery • SS-MLVA/single site – multiple lymphatic-venous anastomoses • MLVLA – multiple lymphatic-venous-lymphatic anastomoses (autologous interpositioned vein graft)…

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