This article explains how cellulite may contribute to an increase in the perimetry of the legs and abdomen for lipedema patients, and describes how stimulating the lymphatic system may reduce these effects.
This study describes the development of the Patient Benefit Index, a methodology that measures the patient-relevant benefit in the treatment of lymphedema and lipedema. The instrument can be used in both clinical practice and clinical studies to determine patient needs and treatment outcomes.
Butchers broom plant extract has been reported to improve lymphatic flow, and the trace mineral selenium has been shown to improve lymphedema. This retrospective case study examines the effectiveness of Butchers broom in conjunction with selenium to decrease the swelling and pain of a patient with lipedema.
Lipoedema is often confused with obesity and women are judged, shamed and blamed by healthcare professionals, either implicitly or explicitly.This research poster describes the experiences of women with lipedema interacting with healthcare professionals, and how anti-fat bias has impacted the quality of care they receive.
[Article in German] This article describes how liposuction can reduce fat bulges in patients with lipedema, as well as correct the leg axis to improve walking appearance.
This is a review article of the available literature about lipedema. Epidemiology, clinical manifestations of lipedema, diagnosis, complementary tests, pathology and pathophysiology, and therapy options are described.