Treating Lymphedema of the arm with surgery.. Video

This video is showing a women who was treated for Lymphedema of the arm after Breast Cancer treatment, which included node removal and radiation. The doctors performed a Lymph node transfer to help her situation. At this stage it looks very successful but the improvement will continue over years as the transferred nodes grow.

3 thoughts on “Treating Lymphedema of the arm with surgery.. Video

  1. I am considering this surgery myself. This video, while inspirational, did not touch upon the risks involved with this surgery.

    • That is why I wanted to write this blog as it is from the patients point of view… It is important to find the Doctors who are experienced and have after care protocols…. also that they check the surgery is suitable as every patient is different.. it is very new but hopefully in years to come it will become main stream practice… Especially as over the next few years we will have better and more results… Helen

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