• Role of Lymphatico Venular Anastomosis for Treatment of Lymphorrhea in Lower Limbs

    One year ago - By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

    Once established, lymphorrhea typically persists and can present as an external lymphatic fistula. Lymphorrhea occurs in limbs with severe lymphedema, as a complication after lymphatic damage, and in obese patients. Some cases are refractory to conservative treatment and require surgical intervention. Reconstruction of a lymphatic drainage route is considered ideal treatment for lymphorrhea. In this study, we reviewed the efficacy of lymphaticovenous anastomoses as a treatment for lymphorrhea of any etiology.
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