Venous and Lymphatic Journal Club August 2020

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.

Presented By

  • Steven Dean, DO

    Director of the Vascular Medicine Program, Director of Cardiovascular Medicine’s Noninvasive Peripheral Vascular Laboratory and Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Ohio State University Medical Center

  • Thomas O’Donnell, MD

    Senior Vascular Surgery Researcher, Tufts Medical Center; Professor of Surgery, Tufts University Medical School, Boston, MA

  • Antonios P. Gasparis MD, FACS