Indian Journal of Surgery
Medknow Publications on behalf of Association of Surgeons of India
Vol. 66, No. 2, 2004, pp. 114-115
Bioline Code: is04030
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Indian Journal of Surgery, Vol. 66, No. 2, 2004, pp. 114-115
© Copyright 2004 Indian Journal of Surgery.
Case Report - A simple technique for preoperative reduction of lymphoedema|
Robbie K. George, Sanjay Gupta
This article presents a simple and easily reproducible technique for the pre-operative reduction of lymphoedema in patients undergoing excisional procedures for cosmetic reasons. The technique needs no expensive equipment and can be used by the patient at home. It is ideally suited for use in rural surgery, where filarial lymphoedema is especially common.
Lymphoedema, Pneumatic compression, Filariasis