[treatment of Post-mastectomy Upper Limb Lymphedema by Modified Side-to-end Lymphaticovenular Anastomosis].


OBJECTIVE To investigate the therapeutic effect of modified side-to-end lymphaticovenular anastomosis in the treatment of post-mastectomy upper limb lymphedema. METHODS Between May 2010 and May 2011, 11 female patients with post-mastectomy upper limb lymphedema underwent a modified side-to-end lymphaticovenular anastomosis. The average age was 49.5 years… (More)