Researchers Present the Latest Advances in Lymphedema Surgery

The latest research in lymphedema surgery was presented this month during at the lymphedema surgery sessions of the 12th International National Lymphedema Network (NLN) in Dallas, Texas. Moderated by Dr. Jay Granzow, the sessions focused on effective surgery for lymphedema, a condition that can cause severe swelling in arms or legs after treatment for cancer. […]

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How Safe Is Lymphedema Surgery?

Modern lymphedema surgeries are considered safe by those familiar with the procedures. In the past, lymphedema surgeries were less successful and much more invasive. The procedures were mostly ablative, meaning that large amounts of tissue including skin and deeper structures were removed. Patients often ended up with significant disfigurement and problems after the surgeries. Modern […]

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