Les lymphoedèmes. Aspects diagnostiques et choix thérapeutiques.

Translated title of the contribution: Lymphedema. Diagnostic aspects and therapeutic choices

C. Campisi, M. Casaccia

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The Authors refer about their experience concerning the present problems in relation to the microsurgical treatment of chronic lymphoedema of limbs. They deal with the diagnostic protocol they perform today in order to state precisely the correct indications and dwell upon the specific microsurgical methods, among which the personal one of "lymphatic-venous-lymphatic-plastic", which, in the last few years, allowed to overcome the limits and the contra-indications of the methods of lympho-venous microanastomoses. Finally, the Authors point out the important role played by the medical-physical therapy as an advantageous support to the microsurgical therapy of lymphoedema.

Translated title of the contributionLymphedema. Diagnostic aspects and therapeutic choices
Original languageFrench
Pages (from-to)139-144
Number of pages6
JournalJournal des Maladies Vasculaires
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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