Venous and Lymphatic Journal Club – March 2022

Hear doctors Thomas O’Donnell, Steven Dean and Tony Gasparis as they review three impactful publications on the diagnosis and treatment of lymphedema. Key topics include:

  • Effects of decongestive lymphedema treatment in patients with breast cancer-related lymphedema
  • Cellulitis risk factors in patients with primary or secondary lymphedema
  • Treatment recommendations for the management of chronic venous disease of the lower limbs


Jump to specific video sections below:

2:31 – 2020 Consensus on CDT vs. multimodal approaches from the International Society of Lymphology
9:47 – Results of complex physical therapy vs. multimodal approaches
21:55 – Cellulitis risk factors for patients with primary or secondary lymphedema
27:23 – Patient and lymphedema characteristics for three lymphedema populations
42:05 – European Society for Vascular Surgery Practice Guidelines for Chronic Venous Disease (CVD)
44:41 – Recommendations for compression for CVD patients with and without active ulceration