Ep 16: The Benefit of a Multi-Disciplinary Team Approach in Vein and Lymphatic Disease

Published: 08 Apr 2022

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“Life is short, the art long.” Hippocrates

Research and intervention in venous and lymphatic disease have grown exponentially in the last two decades. So, what are the benefits of a multidisciplinary team approach in treatment?


In this month's episode of veinPODCAST, host Dr Laura Redman (Netcare Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital, Cape Town, ZA) sits down with members of her team, Sr Emily Abendanon (Netcare Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital, Cape Town, ZA) and Khaya Seleteng (Netcare Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital, Cape Town, ZA) to discuss their team-based approach to venous and lymphatic disease.


In this episode, they discuss:

  • What are the benefits of working in a multidisciplinary team?
  • The investigation and management of lymphoedema and lipoedema
  • The link between obesity and venous and lymphatic conditions
  • Approaching post-thrombotic syndrome


Hosted by Dr Laura Redman and produced by Radcliffe Vascular.

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Videography:Oliver Miles