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    Dr. Thomas Maldonado presented the evidence supporting lymphatic treatments to supplement venous interventions.
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    Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema and Management: Modern Risk Assessment, Surveillance and Care PathwaysApril 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 HelpsApril 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 TreatmentMarch 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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    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 SurvivorsJanuary 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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    Expanding Your Practice: Incorporating Head and Neck LymphedemaNovember 25, 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 ModelNovember 25, 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 CareNovember 25, 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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    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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    Dr. Ron Karni shares best practices for assessing, diagnosing and treating head and neck lymphedema (HNL) using case studies and…
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    Navigating Lower Extremity Swelling in Your Practice: Full Webinar RecordingNovember 25, 2020 | Diagnostics and treatment, Venous-related and primary lymphedema
    Doctors Thomas Maldonado, Igor Altman and Tony Gasparis cover a new diagnostic algorithm for chronic lower extremity swelling and best…
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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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    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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    Optimizing Treatment for Leg Swelling: The Role of Advanced Pneumatic CompressionNovember 25, 2020 | Venous-related and primary lymphedema
    Doctors Nicholas Morrissey and Mark Melin represent Tactile Medical® at Expert Venous Management. Includes discussion on lymphatic treatment in venous…
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    Therapeutic Management of Chronic Edema in the Homecare SettingMay 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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    Best Practices for Treating Head and Neck Cancer SurvivorsJune 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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    Why Vein Specialists Should Care About PhlebolymphedemaNovember 25, 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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    Management of the Patient With Leg SwellingNovember 25, 2020 | Venous-related and primary lymphedema
    Dr. Thomas Maldonado and an expert panel discuss the roles of the venous and lymphatic systems in lower extremity edema…
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    Restoring Lymphatic Function: Imaging Tells the StoryApril 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 LymphedemaNovember 25, 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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    CVI: Patient Care in the Era of TelemedicineNovember 25, 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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    Understanding Lymphedema: Anatomy, Pathophysiology and TreatmentsJuly 19, 2018 | Diagnostics and treatment, Venous-related and primary lymphedema
    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 TreatmentFebruary 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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    Understanding Lymphedema: Anatomy, Pathophysiology and TreatmentsNovember 25, 2020 | Cancer-related lymphedema, Diagnostics and treatment, Lymphedema basics
    Opinion-leading physical therapist Maureen McBeth provides an overview of early diagnosis and treatment of lymphedema (LE). The lymphatic system impacts…
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    CVI and Lymphatic Dysfunction: Today’s Evidence for Optimizing TreatmentNovember 25, 2020 | Venous-related and primary lymphedema
    Dr. Michael Vasquez explains the connection between chronic venous insufficiency and lymphatic dysfunction and the evidence behind modern treatment modalities.…
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    Head and Neck Cancer Rehabilitation During COVID-19 and BeyondNovember 25, 2020 | Cancer-related lymphedema
    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 Physician’s Journey to Understanding Lymphedema and PhlebolymphedemaNovember 25, 2020 | 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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    Why You Should Care About PhlebolymphedemaNovember 25, 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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    Lymphedema: Important New Publications (Part 1)November 25, 2020 | Diagnostics and treatment, Lymphedema basics, 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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    A New Algorithm for Differential Diagnosis of the Swollen LegNovember 25, 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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    Management of Patients With Lower Extremity Edema​August 13, 2020 | Diagnostics and treatment, Venous-related and primary lymphedema
    Dr. Igor Altman shares best practices for management of patients with lower extremity edema. Abridged from Navigating Lower Extremity Swelling…
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    Lymphedema: Important New Publications (Part 2)November 25, 2020 | Diagnostics and treatment, Lipedema/Fat disorders, Lymphedema basics
    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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    Evaluation of the Patient With Leg Swelling​November 25, 2020 | Diagnostics and treatment, Venous-related and primary lymphedema
    Dr. Thomas Maldonado shares best practices for evaluation of lower extremity edema. Abridged from Navigating Lower Extremity Swelling in Your…
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    Venous Insufficiency Leading to Chronic Leg Swelling: A Case StudyNovember 25, 2020 | 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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    Lymphedema ExplainedNovember 25, 2020 | 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 NeglectedNovember 25, 2020 | 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 StoryNovember 25, 2020 | 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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    10 Things I Want My Physician to Know About LymphedemaNovember 25, 2020 | 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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    CVI-Related Swelling: Preventing a Downward Spiral of Worsening SymptomsNovember 25, 2020 | 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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    Patient education is critical to successful lymphedema treatment. This brochure provides patients an overview of chronic swelling and their role…
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    Chronic Edema: Not Just a Venous IssueNovember 25, 2020 | 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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    Phlebolymphedema: Health and Economic Benefits of Flexitouch TherapyNovember 25, 2020 | 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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    The revised Starling PrincipleNovember 24, 2020 | 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: Impact of Flexitouch Therapy on CostsNovember 24, 2020 | 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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    Venous Symposium 2018 HandoutNovember 24, 2020 | Venous-related and primary lymphedema
    True or false? All chronic edema indicates lymphedema, regardless of its primary cause. CVI-related chronic swelling always reflects lymphatic failure…
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    Progressive Skin and Lymphatic Dysfunction in PhlebolymphedemaNovember 24, 2020 | 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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    Many patients with chronic edema are not aware of the critical relationship between the lymphatic and vascular systems. Use this…
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    The Progressive Spiral of Lymphatic DysfunctionNovember 24, 2020 | 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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    Webinar
    Imaging Lymphatic Function in Head and Neck Cancer PatientsDecember 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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    Venous Insufficiency and Chronic Edema BrochureNovember 24, 2020 | 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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    Case Highlights: Meet MeghanNovember 24, 2020 | 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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    Patient Guide to Chronic Venous InsufficiencyNovember 24, 2020 | 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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