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    The Role of the SLP and Interdisciplinary Collaboration for Treating Head and Neck Cancer Patients

    September 14, 2022 | Cancer-related lymphedema, Diagnostics and treatment
    Learn more about the important role a Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) plays in the evaluation and treatment of head and…
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    Truth is, lymphedema “pumps” aren’t what they used to be. Hear from our lymphedema rehab experts as they address common…
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    Recognizing Lipedema and Treatment Options for Your Patient

    June 08, 2022 | Diagnostics and treatment, Lipedema/Fat disorders
    Drs. Steven Dean, Thomas Wright and Tony Gasparis, with Julie Green, OTR/L CLT-LANA, WCC, CLWT, will discuss lipedema – the…
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    AVF, AVLS, SVM Expert Consensus on Lymphedema

    May 20, 2022 | Diagnostics and treatment
    Hear from lead author, Dr. Fedor Lurie, and co-authors, Drs. Tony Gasparis and Steven Dean as they discuss the recently…
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    Expert Panel Discussion:​ Oncology Related Lymphedema

    April 15, 2022 | Cancer-related lymphedema, Diagnostics and treatment
    Cancer treatment can lead to lymphedema in many areas of the body. Hear from our panel of experts on how…
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    Venous and Lymphatic Journal Club – March 2022

    March 28, 2022 | Diagnostics and treatment, Venous-related and primary lymphedema
    Hear doctors Thomas O’Donnell, Steven Dean and Tony Gasparis as they review three impactful publications on the diagnosis and treatment…
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    Lymphedema Updates and Guidelines for Cancer Survivorship

    March 04, 2022 | Cancer-related lymphedema, Diagnostics and treatment
    Dr. Michael Stubblefield, Medical Director for Cancer Rehabilitation at Kessler Institute, shares information about cancer-related lymphedema, updated guidelines on treatment…
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    Evaluation and Non-surgical Management of Leg Swelling

    January 20, 2022 | Diagnostics and treatment, Lymphedema basics, Venous-related and primary lymphedema
    Do you ever wonder which venous patients you should refer to lymphedema therapy? And what exactly happens once they get…
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    Venous and Lymphatic Journal Club

    December 10, 2021 | Diagnostics and treatment, Venous-related and primary lymphedema
    Hear from doctors Thomas O’Donnell, Steven Dean and Tony Gasparis as they review the publications they found to be the…
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    Planning for Survivorship: Lymphatic Considerations in Breast Cancer Patients

    November 12, 2021 | Cancer-related lymphedema, Diagnostics and treatment
    Hear Dr. Bednarski share her clinical expertise, practical tips and endless passion for ensuring lymphedema doesn’t get in the way…
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    Comprehensive Management of Patients with Venous Disease and Swelling

    October 28, 2021 | Diagnostics and treatment, Venous-related and primary lymphedema
    Hear from Drs. Kush Desai, Ron Winokur and Tony Gasparis discuss interventions and the management approach for patients with venous…
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    Venous and Lymphatic Journal Club September 2021

    September 24, 2021 | Diagnostics and treatment, Venous-related and primary lymphedema
    Doctors Tom O’Donnell, Steven Dean and Tony Gasparis discuss the practical implications of recent publications on the following topics: The…
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    Understanding Lymphedema Skin Changes

    September 24, 2021 | Patient experience, Venous-related and primary lymphedema
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    Chronic Swelling Symptom Screener

    September 24, 2021 | Diagnostics and treatment, Patient experience, Venous-related and primary lymphedema
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    Rehabilitation and Survivorship Considerations in Head and Neck Cancer

    September 10, 2021 | Cancer-related lymphedema, Diagnostics and treatment
    Dr. Ron Karni shares best practices for assessing, diagnosing and treating head and neck lymphedema (HNL) using case studies and…
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    Meet Brittney

    September 01, 2021 | Lipedema/Fat disorders
    For years, Brittney’s tender legs were disproportionately larger than the rest of her body. Her primary care doctor recommended she…
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    Phlebolymphedema and Lymphedema – Evaluation and Management

    August 12, 2021 | Venous-related and primary lymphedema
    Description: Venous and lymphatic involvement in chronic edema Incorporating lymphatic treatment into a vascular practice
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    Lipedema Basics for Vascular Specialists

    June 02, 2021 | Lipedema/Fat disorders
    Hear from lipedema experts Karen Herbst PhD, MD, Steven Dean, DO and Paula Donahue, PT, DPT, CLT-LANA, MBA on lipedema…
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    Venous and Lymphatic Journal Club May 2021

    May 20, 2021 | Venous-related and primary lymphedema
    Doctors Tom O’Donnell, Steven Dean and Tony Gasparis discuss the practical implications of recent publications on the following topics: The…
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    Significance, Assessment and Treatment of Head and Neck Lymphedema

    May 11, 2021 | Cancer-related lymphedema, Diagnostics and treatment
    Dr. Bhayani shares best practices for identifying and treating patients with head and neck lymphedema (HNL) using case studies and…
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    Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema and Management: Modern Risk Assessment, Surveillance and Care Pathways

    April 16, 2021 | Cancer-related lymphedema, Diagnostics and treatment
    Hear Dr. Jason Edwards share his experience distilling recommendations from clinical literature to guide everyday clinical practice for breast cancer-related…
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    The Spiral of Chronic Swelling and How Flexitouch Helps

    April 09, 2021 | Lymphedema basics, Venous-related and primary lymphedema
    Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI)-related chronic swelling is often overlooked in clinical practice— but untreated leg swelling puts patients at risk…
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    Beyond Edema: Lymphatic Dysfunction Caused by Cancer Treatment

    March 03, 2021 | Cancer-related lymphedema, Diagnostics and treatment
    Hear from Dr. Eva M. Sevick-Muraca as she dives deep into mechanisms of lymphatic damage, provides insight into early lymphatic…
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    Venous and Lymphatic Journal Club February 2021

    February 11, 2021 | Venous-related and primary lymphedema
    Listen to Drs. Tom O’Donnell, Steven Dean and Tony Gasparis discuss the practical implications of recent publications for your daily…
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    A Case Review Panel: Treating Head and Neck Cancer Survivors

    January 28, 2021 | Cancer-related lymphedema, Diagnostics and treatment
    Hear from a diverse panel of clinicians as they share ways to optimally treat head and neck cancer survivors through…
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    Venous and Lymphatic Journal Club August 2020

    August 06, 2020 | Venous-related and primary lymphedema
    Doctors Tom O’Donnell, Steven Dean and Tony Gasparis discuss the practical implications of recent publications on lymphedema (LE). Phlebolymphedema (PLE)…
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    Dr. Michael Stubblefield describes radiation late effects (i.e., radiation fibrosis syndrome; RFS) commonly seen in head and neck cancer survivors.…
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    Venous and Lymphatic Journal Club November 2020

    November 05, 2020 | Venous-related and primary lymphedema
    Doctors Tom O’Donnell, Steven Dean and Tony Gasparis discuss the practical implications of recent publications on lymphedema (LE) care. Upper-…
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    Expanding Your Practice: Incorporating Head and Neck Lymphedema

    November 12, 2020 | Cancer-related lymphedema, Diagnostics and treatment
    Up to 90% of head and neck cancer survivors develop lymphedema (LE). Physical therapist Shelly Ryan explains how you can…
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    The Importance of Preparation and a Shared Decision Making Model

    October 23, 2020 | Diagnostics and treatment
    Opinion-leading physical therapist Maureen McBeth explains how therapists can prepare referring clinicians, patients and themselves for shared decision-making in lymphedema…
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    Lymphedema Therapy Basics and Why You Should Care

    September 30, 2020 | Venous-related and primary lymphedema
    Presenter Dr. Mark Melin leads a panel discussion on the importance of incorporating lymphatic treatment in management of venous disease.…
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    Why You Should Care About Phlebolymphedema

    August 03, 2020 | Venous-related and primary lymphedema
    Dr. Steven Dean discusses recent evidence and clinical characteristics of concurrent chronic venous insufficiency and lymphedema (phlebolymphedema, PLE). PLE is…
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    Best Practices for Treating Head and Neck Cancer Survivors

    June 17, 2020 | Cancer-related lymphedema, Diagnostics and treatment
    Up to 90% of head and neck cancer survivors develop lymphedema. Speech-language pathologist Joy Hesse explains how to recognize and…
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    Dr. Karen Herbst and an expert panel explain the pathophysiology of lipedema and lymphedema. [Panelists: Steven Dean, Thomas Wright and…
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    Doctors Nicholas Morrissey and Mark Melin represent Tactile Medical® at Expert Venous Management. Includes discussion on lymphatic treatment in venous…
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    Physical therapist and opinion leader Maureen McBeth leads a panel discussion on rethinking lymphedema care in the time of COVID-19.…
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    Therapeutic Management of Chronic Edema in the Homecare Setting

    May 21, 2020 | Diagnostics and treatment, Lymphedema basics
    Physical therapist Joshua Trock covers best practices lymphedema homecare and how COVID-19 has impacted the treatment continuum. Unique homecare challenges…
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    Why Vein Specialists Should Care About Phlebolymphedema

    May 20, 2020 | Venous-related and primary lymphedema
    Dr. Tony Gasparis leads a panel discussion and case presentation on recent evidence on mixed venous and lymphatic disease (phlebolymphedema,…
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    Dr. Ron Karni moderates a discussion with Dr. Michael Stubblefield and physical therapist Tiffany Kendig on adjusting care for head…
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    A New Algorithm for Differential Diagnosis of the Swollen Leg

    May 13, 2020 | Diagnostics and treatment, Venous-related and primary lymphedema
    Differential diagnosis of leg swelling can be challenging. Tony Gasparis, MD, discusses a new algorithmic approach to accurately and efficiently…
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    CVI: Patient Care in the Era of Telemedicine

    April 21, 2020 | Diagnostics and treatment, Venous-related and primary lymphedema
    Presenter Dr. Nicholas Morrissey and moderator Dr. Tony Gasparis discuss a diagnostic algorithm for patients with lower extremity swelling. Includes…
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    Restoring Lymphatic Function: Imaging Tells the Story

    April 17, 2020 | Diagnostics and treatment, Lymphedema basics
    Eva M. Sevick-Muraca, Ph.D., uses near-Infrared fluorescence lymphatic imaging (NIRFLI) to demonstrate the impact of Flexitouch® therapy on lymphatic function…
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    The Time is Now: The Urgent Need for Surveillance and Early Interventions of Cancer-Related Lymphedema

    April 08, 2020 | Cancer-related lymphedema, Diagnostics and treatment
    COVID-19 has made collaboration on effective at-home treatment of lymphedema more critical than ever. Opinion-leading physical therapist Maureen McBeth discusses…
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    Lymphedema Management During the Time of a Pandemic

    April 03, 2020 | Venous-related and primary lymphedema
    The need for early identification of lymphatic dysfunction in patients with venous disease is more important now than ever. Hear…
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    Imaging Lymphatic Function in Head and Neck Cancer Patients

    December 20, 2019 | Cancer-related lymphedema
    Eva M Sevick-Muraca, Ph.D., uses near-infrared fluorescence lymphatic imaging (NIRFLI) images to explain lymphatic dysfunction in head and neck (HN)…
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    A Physician’s Journey to Understanding Lymphedema and Phlebolymphedema

    November 12, 2019 | Venous-related and primary lymphedema
    Dr. Mark Melin discusses his journey to understanding lymphedema and phlebolymphedema (PLE). Medical education often overlooks lymphatics. Outdated evidence still…
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    Understanding Lymphedema: Anatomy, Pathophysiology and Treatments

    July 16, 2019 | Cancer-related lymphedema, Diagnostics and treatment, Lymphedema basics
    Dr. Karen Herbst explains how chronic venous insufficiency drives lymphatic dysfunction. Includes recent evidence on treatments and a case presentation.…
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    Imaging Lymphatic Function, Dysfunction and Treatment

    February 26, 2019 | Lymphedema basics
    Eva M. Sevick-Muraca, Ph.D., explains how near-infrared fluorescence lymphatic imaging (NIRFLI) is advancing research in primary and secondary lymphedema. NIRFLI…
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    CVI-Related Swelling: Preventing a Downward Spiral of Worsening Symptoms

    October 18, 2018 | Venous-related and primary lymphedema
    Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI)-related chronic swelling is often overlooked in clinical practice— but untreated leg swelling puts patients at risk…
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    Case Highlights: Meet Meghan

    October 13, 2018 | Patient experience, Venous-related and primary lymphedema
    Meghan suffered with persistent leg swelling despite undergoing two venous ablations. Flexitouch® therapy improved her quality of life. For Megan,…
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    CVI Lymphatic Dysfunction: Today’s Evidence for Optimizing Treatment

    July 19, 2018 | Diagnostics and treatment, Venous-related and primary lymphedema
    Perspectives on how chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) drives lymphatic dysfunction, a review of recent evidence on treating venous reflux and…
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    The Revised Starling Principle

    August 16, 2018 | Lymphedema basics, Venous-related and primary lymphedema
    Recent evidence has upended the traditional view that lymph drainage occurs through venous reabsorption. The veins and lymphatics form one…
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    Phlebolymphedema: Health and Economic Benefits of Flexitouch Therapy

    June 01, 2018 | Venous-related and primary lymphedema
    This insurance-claims analysis, published in the Journal of Vascular Surgery, reveals the impact of Flexitouch therapy on healthcare costs in…
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    Chronic Edema: Not Just a Venous Issue

    May 01, 2018 | Venous-related and primary lymphedema
    Chronic edema is more than just a symptom of chronic venous insufficiency. All venous swelling reflects lymphatic dysfunction. Evidence supports…
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    Patient education is critical to successful lymphedema treatment. This brochure provides patients an overview of chronic swelling and their role…
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    Venous Insufficiency and Chronic Edema Brochure

    April 13, 2018 | Venous-related and primary lymphedema
    Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI)-related lymphedema is common and can devastate quality of life. Yet few know much about it—including many…
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    10 Things I Want My Physician to Know About Lymphedema

    March 01, 2018 | Lymphedema basics, Patient experience
    Lymphedema (LE) can be devastating to patients. This handout was created by a group of patients who feel they are…
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    Phlebolymphedema: Impact of Flexitouch Therapy on Costs

    April 03, 2018 | Venous-related and primary lymphedema
    Highlights from an insurance-claims analysis of the impact of Flexitouch advanced pneumatic compression device (APCD) therapy on healthcare costs in…
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    Progressive Skin and Lymphatic Dysfunction in Phlebolymphedema

    January 05, 2018 | Venous-related and primary lymphedema
    Skin changes in chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) patients tell an important story about what’s happening beneath the surface. These near-infrared lymphatic images…
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    The Progressive Spiral of Lymphatic Dysfunction

    January 05, 2018 | Venous-related and primary lymphedema
    Concurrent treatment of veins and lymphatics is critical to heading off a spiral of worsening complications, patient misery and healthcare…
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    Patient Guide to Chronic Venous Insufficiency

    January 05, 2018 | Patient experience, Venous-related and primary lymphedema
    CVI patients with swelling often wait too long to get help, increasing their risk of worsening complications. This patient guide highlights…
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    Lymphedema Explained

    November 06, 2017 | Diagnostics and treatment, Lymphedema basics
    This video uses graphics to provide a basic introduction to lymphedema. Ideal for patients or their at-home care providers. User-friendly…
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    Lymphedema: A Chronic Disease, Chronically Neglected

    November 01, 2017 | Lymphedema basics
    Eye-opening video clip on the under-recognition of lymphedema. More Americans suffer from lymphedema than from muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s…
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    Lymphedema: Numbers Tell the Story

    October 01, 2017 | Lymphedema basics
    Lymphedema prevalence in a glance. Use this handout to bring patients and staff up to speed on this common—and commonly…
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    Venous Insufficiency Leading to Chronic Leg Swelling: A Case Study

    September 27, 2017 | Venous-related and primary lymphedema
    This case study highlights the importance of determining the causes of chronic leg swelling instead of merely treating swelling. Many…
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    Many patients with chronic edema are not aware of the critical relationship between the lymphatic and vascular systems. Use this…
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