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    Surgical treatment of lymphedema--a reappraisal.
    Vasc Surg 1977 May-Jun;11(3):182-7
    The clinical picture of lymphedema and its classification have been briefly reviewed with a discussion of surgical treatment both historical and current. It has been pointed out that the primary mode of treatment of congenital or secondary lymphedema of the extremities is intensive medical therapy and that surgical intervention is warranted in only rare and unusual circumstances. The gamut of surgical procedures attempted have been reviewed and it is this author's contention that the only procedure of limited, worthwhile value is a combination of the Kondoleon and the Thompson procedures. Read More

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