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What's the outlook for lymphedema from breast cancer?

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Dr. Rafael Lugo
Surgery
4 doctors agree

In brief: Good

Get good rehab and wear your sleeve.
It should improve and get better over time. www.drlugo.com.

In brief: Good

Get good rehab and wear your sleeve.
It should improve and get better over time. www.drlugo.com.
Dr. Rafael Lugo
Dr. Rafael Lugo
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Dr. Robert Whitfield
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Lymphedema

There are now new surgical treatments for lymphedema.
These was recently discussed at the first international symposium on surgery for lymphedema. Patients who have have mastectomy and no reconstruction can be treated with a diep flap and vascular oozed lymph mode transfer at the same time. In addition a fluorescent lymphatic mapping can be done to identify lymphatic obstruction. Contact us.

In brief: Lymphedema

There are now new surgical treatments for lymphedema.
These was recently discussed at the first international symposium on surgery for lymphedema. Patients who have have mastectomy and no reconstruction can be treated with a diep flap and vascular oozed lymph mode transfer at the same time. In addition a fluorescent lymphatic mapping can be done to identify lymphatic obstruction. Contact us.
Dr. Robert Whitfield
Dr. Robert Whitfield
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Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Can be good

Most lymphedema can be improved with physical therapy/compression.
There is a new technique of lymph node transfer that can dramatically improve certain cases. It is microsurgical transfer of nodes to a draining basin to improve symptoms and hopefully grow more channels. Call 321-841-7090 as the institute of microsurgery at orlando health now offers this!

In brief: Can be good

Most lymphedema can be improved with physical therapy/compression.
There is a new technique of lymph node transfer that can dramatically improve certain cases. It is microsurgical transfer of nodes to a draining basin to improve symptoms and hopefully grow more channels. Call 321-841-7090 as the institute of microsurgery at orlando health now offers this!
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Dr. Kenneth Lee
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