Lymphedema: Important New Publications (Part 1)
Doctors Tom O’Donnell, Steven Dean and Tony Gasparis discuss the practical implications of recent publications on lymphedema (LE).
- Phlebolymphedema (PLE) is the most type of LE in Western countries.
- Current LE guidelines are inconsistent and incomplete.
- Flexitouch® treatment reduces PLE-related costs compared with other pneumatic compression device (PCD) treatments or conservative treatment alone.