A Comprehensive Guide to Lymphedema in Children: Part 2

Written by LINDSAY DAVEY and originally published here. To read part one of this article, click here. Type 2: Pediatric Secondary Lymphedema Secondary lymphedema is a chronic swelling condition caused...

A Comprehensive Guide to Lymphedema in Children: Part 1

Written by LINDSAY DAVEY and originally published here. Primary and secondary lymphedema in children is relatively rare, but carries with it the significant and lifelong burden of having...
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Is My Head and Neck Lymphedema ‘Normal’?

Written by LINDSAY DAVEY and originally published here. What is the average patient’s experience of head and neck lymphedema? Am I a ‘typical’ case, or somehow unique? You may suspect...

Lymphedema Surgery: Vascularized Lymph Node Transfer

Vascularized lymph node transfer (VLNT) is an innovative surgical procedure that involves carefully removing healthy lymph nodes from one part of the body (known...
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About Lymphedema and its Causes — Sloan-Kettering

Lymphedema is an accumulation of lymphatic fluid (lymph stasis) that causes an abnormal swelling of an extremity. Jeannette Zucker, a physical therapist and lymphedema...
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The Genetic Basis of Primary Lymphoedema in Humans – LE&RN

Professor Peter Mortimer trained in Dermatology in Sheffield and Oxford. He was appointed 'Physician to the Skin Department' at St George's and consultant skin...
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Combining Surgical Approaches to Effectively Treat Lymphedema – Dr. Jay Granzow – LE&RN Symposium

Dr. Jay Granzow presents - "Combining Surgical Approaches to Effectively Treat Lymphedema" Dr. Granzow is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon who is a premier...
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Living with Lymphedema: One Nurse’s Journey as Patient and Advocate

Catherine Holley is an operating room nurse, lymphedema patient, and lymphedema patient advocate. About Lymphatic Education & Research Network (LE&RN): Our Mission is to fight...
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Clinical Trials for Lymphedema: What You Need to Know – Dr. Rockson and Dr....

"Clinical Trials for Lymphedema: What You Need to Know", presented by Dr. Stanley Rockson and Dr. Joanne Quan. This presentation is followed by a...
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Obesity and Lymphedema: What’s the Connection? – Kathleen Francis, MD – LE&RN

About Lymphatic Education & Research Network (LE&RN): Our Mission is to fight lymphatic disease and lymphedema through education, research and advocacy. We seek to...

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