The effectiveness of the combination of axillary reverse mapping and lymphaticovenous bypass in reducing lymphedema risk in breast cancer patients has made it the standard of care for women undergoing axillary lymphadenectomy at Cleveland Clinic.
The multisite, international, randomized, controlled PREVENT trial is investigating whether early detection of BCRL with bioimpedance spectroscopy, as compared with tape measurement, reduces lymphedema progression.
This complex microsurgery technique may provide relief to patients with lymphedema.
Complex microsurgery procedure with lymphatic mapping may reduce risk of lymphedema following breast cancer surgery.
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Vascularized lymph node transfer is a promising option in appropriately selected patients to treat lymphedema following cancer therapy. In this Q&A, Cleveland Clinic plastic and reconstructive surgeon Graham Schwarz explores the complex procedure, discussing uses and outcomes.
Profiles of two new rehabilitative therapy offerings at Cleveland Clinic Children’s showcase just how broad the reach of pediatric therapy services has become.
Making a differential diagnosis between lipedema and lymphedema is critical, since treatments for these conditions vary greatly.