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Ep 12: Lymphoedema: The Real Understanding and How to Achieve Patient Satisfaction

Published: 05 Oct 2021

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"Life is short, the art long." Hippocrates II

This month's episode hosted by veinPODCAST's new anchor, Dr Laura Redman (Vascular Surgeon, Cape Town, SA) features guests Prof Håkan Brorson (Plastic Surgeon, Malmö, Sweden) and Suzie Davey (Occupational/Lymphoedema Therapist, SA) to discuss issues surrounding primary and secondary lymphoedema in patients.

Highlights include discussions around:

- Dr Brorson's pioneering research on the pathophysiology and treatment of lymphoedema with liposuction
- Debulking and the importance of a team-based approach
- Patient selection criteria and preparations
- Manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) vs bandage compression
- Long-term benefits of lymphodema treatment
- Microsurgical techniques for lymphodema

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Videography: Oliver Miles