Bilateral lower extremity lymphedema is a rare and invalidating condition that poses a great challenge to the scientific community, and deeply affects the quality of life (QoL) of affected patients. A combined protocol consisting of lymph node transfer and a reductive method have never been reported for the treatment of this condition, except for small case series with brief follow-up periods.

The Combination of Lymph Node Transfer and Excisional Procedures in Bilateral Lower Extremity Lymphedema: Clinical Outcomes and Quality of Life Assessment with Long-Term Follow-Up

de Sire, Alessandro;
2022-01-01

Abstract

Bilateral lower extremity lymphedema is a rare and invalidating condition that poses a great challenge to the scientific community, and deeply affects the quality of life (QoL) of affected patients. A combined protocol consisting of lymph node transfer and a reductive method have never been reported for the treatment of this condition, except for small case series with brief follow-up periods.
2022
LYMQoL questionnaire
bilateral lymphedema
liposuction
lymph node flap
lymphedema
lymphedema of the lower limbs
modified Charles procedure
primary lymphedema
quality of life
vascularized lymph node transfer
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