This study examines the effects of varicose vein surgery for lymphedema or lipedema patients. Results found that leg swelling worsened or was unchanged in greater than 90% of patients after undergoing a varicose vein operation.
This paper shows an extreme case of lipedema complicated by lymphedema in a 52-year old woman that resulted in an abdomen of enormous dimensions.
This study examined the correlation between lipedema and multiple microlymphatic aneurysms of lymphatic capillaries in lipedema-affected skin regions.
This article presents an extended report of issues regarding the use of compression for the management of different clinical conditions, as discussed by the International Compression Club (ICC) at the European Wound Management Association (EWMA) annual conference in May 2011.
Several vascular surgeons in the U.K. took a survey about the management of lower limb lymphoedema and the resources available for its treatment in the U.K. Results of the survey are presented in this article.
This paper evaluates the quality of care of lymphoedema in Germany, and finds that many patients are not treated properly according to medical guidelines.
This study investigates whether a monoclonal gammopathy of unknown significance (MGUS) could be a causal factor in progressive lymphedema.
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.