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Treating lymphedema with surgery: What to expect  
Abstract:  This handout explains how lymphedema is assessed and how it may be treated with surgery. It describes different surgeries that may be used: lymphaticovenular anastamosis (LVA), vascularized lymph node transfer (VLNT) and liposuction.
Author: Reconstructive Surgery
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2017, February 1, 2017
UWMC Availability:  Reconstructive Surgery
General Topics:  Surgery; Blood and Lymphatic Disorders
Specific Subject(s):  Lymphedema
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Flyer
Reading Level: Unknown
Cost: Unknown
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Health Online Citation #4524

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