Venous and Lymphatic Journal Club September 2021

Doctors Tom O’Donnell, Steven Dean and Tony Gasparis discuss the practical implications of recent publications on the following topics:

  • The impact of infections on venous leg ulcers
  • NEW US Standard of Care for lipedema
  • Evaluation of lymphatic ultrasound as a diagnostic tool


0:00 Intro

1:23 The economic impact of infection requiring hospitalization on venous leg ulcers

10:27 Use of compression and pneumatic compression have been shown to reduce the rates of infection recurrence

18:32 Standard of care for lipedema in the United States

25:44 Women with lipedema presenting in vascular practices often have lymphedema an/or venous disease

33:57 Diagnosis of lymphatic dysfunction by evaluation of lymphatic degeneration with lymphatic ultrasound