Author | Elisabeth Lachmann, MD

Articles

Persistence of Lymphedema Reduction After Noninvasive Complex Lymphedema Therapy

January 01, 1997

Secondary lymphedema is quite prevalent in cancer patients who require lymph node dissection for staging and/or treatment of their disease. Chronic lymphedema may arise shortly after surgical intervention or months to years afterward. The tendency of chronic lymphedema is to worsen over time.