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Excision of subcutaneous tissue and deep muscle fascia for advanced lymphedema.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9949391     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In advanced peripheral lymphedema particularly involving the legs, complex physical therapy (massage/bandage-wrapping compression, remedial exercises, and maintenance use of a low stretch elastic compression garment), is not uniformly successful. In six patients with morbid lymphedema of the legs, we described our positive experience using a modified Auchincloss/Homans excisional operation.
D I Kim; S Huh; S J Lee; J H Hwang; Y I Kim; B B Lee
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Lymphology     Volume:  31     ISSN:  0024-7766     ISO Abbreviation:  Lymphology     Publication Date:  1998 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-04-19     Completed Date:  1999-04-19     Revised Date:  2006-11-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0155112     Medline TA:  Lymphology     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  190-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Vascular Surgery, College of Medicine, Sung Kyun Kwan University, Seoul, Korea.
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MeSH Terms
Adipose Tissue / surgery
Fascia / surgery
Lymphedema / pathology,  surgery*,  therapy
Middle Aged
Physical Therapy Modalities
Skin / surgery

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