Lymphedema

Lymphedema, a swelling in certain areas of the body, usually the arms and legs, occurs from a blockage within the lymphatic system. The lymphatic system helps to fight infection and disease by carrying lymph, a colorless fluid containing white blood cells, through the body. Acute lymphedema...

Lymphovenous Bypass

Lymphovenous bypass is the microsurgical anastomosis (connection) of a lymphatic vessel to a nearby venule. This procedure can be performed prophylactically (before lymphedema develops) to decrease the risk or prevent lymphedema from occurring. It can also be performed in patients with established lymphedema as a treatment modality.

Lymph Node Transplant

Lymph node transplant involves transplanting healthy lymph nodes from an unaffected region of the body (donor site) to an affected area (recipient site) as a vascularized flap. The goal is to create new pathways for lymphatic fluid to drain from the affected limb. This procedure is performed....

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