Current use of microsurgery in lymphedema

Corradino Campisi, Francesco Boccardo, Alberto Macciò, Angelo Zilli, Francesco Schenone

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The authors, after a short introduction on historical role of surgery and microsurgery in lymphatic vessel pathology, report their own 25-year experience in lymphatic microsurgery and lymphatic-venous-lymphatic anastomoses. In particular, the authors describe the derivative and reconstructive microsurgical techniques, pointing out the preoperative diagnostic, the indications and the obtained results concerning 798 patients affected by primary and secondary limb lymphedema.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)220-229
Number of pages10
Issue number43
Publication statusPublished - 2003


  • Lymph
  • Lymph Vessels
  • Lymphatic
  • Lymphatic Anastomoses
  • Lymphatic-Venous Anastomoses
  • Lymphedema
  • Lymphology
  • Lymphoscintigraphy
  • Microsurgery
  • Venous

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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