The Diagnosis And Treatment Of Lymphedema: Position Statement of the National Lymphedema Network

Introduction Lymphedema is caused by an abnormality of the lymphatic system leading to excessive build-up of tissue fluid that forms lymph, known as interstitial fluid....

Exercise and Lymphedema: Position Statement of the National Lymphedema Network

The National Lymphedema Network Medical Advisory Committee has released a position statement on fitness and exercise for lymphedema patients, to help guide patients in...
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A Video Guide to Arm and Finger Bandaging

Produced by Lisa Recher, this video shows a step-by-step guide on how to bandage your fingers and arm for upper limb lymphedema. Lisa shows you...

5 Lymphedema Research Articles You Need to Read Today!

The internet has many valuable research articles on Lymphedema that are free to download, it's just a matter of knowing where to look to...

A Comprehensive Guide to Lymphedema in Children: Part 3

Written by LINDSAY DAVEY and originally published here. Click to read part one or part two of this article. Ongoing measurement and monitoring of Primary and Secondary Lymphedema in...

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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