This study evaluated the accuracy of computed tomography (CT) scans in distinguishing lymphedema from deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and lipodystrophy (lipedema).
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.
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.
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.