Live Symposium..Overview of Surgical Treatment for Lymphedema… LRF

logoI am posting a link to the latest Live Symposium from the Lymphatic Research Foundation
Dr Chang speaks from the Anderson Cancer Centre on the advances in surgery for Lymphoedema

“Video Published on May 23, 2013
David W. Chang, M.D., is a professor with tenure and the deputy department chair in the Department of Plastic Surgery, director of the Center for plastic and reconstructive surgery, and director of the The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. Dr. Chang specializes in complex microsurgical reconstructive surgery in cancer patients with primary clinical & research focuses in breast reconstruction and restoration of extremity defects such as lymphedema. Dr. Chang has one of the most extensive experiences in microsurgical treatment of lymphedema and is considered a world expert and a pioneer in this field. Dr. Chang has been named to Best Doctors in America every year from 2001 to 2012. Dr. Chang has over 100 publications and has been invited to lecture at over 80 symposiums and meetings both nationally and internationally and to give over 40 visiting professor lectureships in 25 countries.”LRF

Thank you to the Lymphatic Research Foundation for Creating this Video of the live symposium to allow many others to view. It includes some very interesting facts on the progress of surgery, the need for insurance cover and the difficulties of treating leg Lymphedema with surgery. It covers all types of surgery including Lymph Node Transfers, and lymphatic Venous Anastomoses.

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

2 thoughts on “Live Symposium..Overview of Surgical Treatment for Lymphedema… LRF

  1. I was just reading last weekend that an ascorbic acid flush is good for cleansing the lymphatic system. Did’t know what it was so looked it up. I’ll have to look at it some more.

    • I would be interested in that.. Is there a link.. Ascorbic acid …Vitamin c .. But as a flush??? Maybe a new post for you .. The Lymphatic system is such an important part of our body but often ignored…till it goes wrong!!

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