From lymph to fat: liposuction as a treatment for complete reduction of lymphedema.

@article{Brorson2012FromLT,
  title={From lymph to fat: liposuction as a treatment for complete reduction of lymphedema.},
  author={H{\aa}kan Damstra Brorson},
  journal={The international journal of lower extremity wounds},
  year={2012},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={10-9}
}
There is some controversy regarding liposuction for late-stage lymphedemas. Although it is clear that conservative therapies such as complex decongestive therapy and controlled compression therapy should be tried in the first instance, options for the treatment of late-stage lymphedema that is not responding to treatment is not so clear. Liposuction has been used for many years to treat lipodystrophy. Some results have been far from optimal; however, improvements in technique, patient… CONTINUE READING
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