Wrapping leg using multilayer bandages to control Lymphedema

Surgical Intervention for Lymphedema

People who undergo oncologic surgery or radiation therapy that targets one or more lymph nodes may experience lymphedema as a result. Lymphedema occurs when the lymph fluid that carries waste from bodily tissue stops flowing efficiently. The interruption could be due to actual lymph node removal or to impairment resultant from cancer therapy. When the …

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