Medical Therapy, A Better Alternative to Micro Lymphatic-Venous Anastomosis in Advanced Lymphoedema of the Leg: Review of Some CasesCorrespondence Address :
Dr. Dwijesh Kumar Panda,
M5/12, Acharya Vihar, Bhubaneswar-751013, Odisha, India.
Advanced lymphoedema of leg is frequently encountered in clinical practice. Chronic inflammation and fibrosis are the histological hallmarks of lymphoedema. This article presents three case reports. Two patients were suffering from advanced lymphoedema who underwent micro lymphatic-venous anastomosis. And the third patient suffering from advanced lymphoedema was treated with medical therapy. Surgery was a failure whereas medicine treatment helped the patients to lead a normal life.
Bridging techniques, Lymphoscintigraphy, Surgery
Dwijesh Kumar Panda. MEDICAL THERAPY, A BETTER ALTERNATIVE TO MICRO LYMPHATIC-VENOUS ANASTOMOSIS IN ADVANCED LYMPHOEDEMA OF THE LEG: REVIEW OF SOME CASES. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2019 April [cited: 2019 Apr 25 ]; 13:PR01-PR02. Available from
Date of Submission: Dec 24, 2018
Date of Peer Review: Feb 07, 2019
Date of Acceptance: Feb 27, 2019
Date of Publishing: Apr 01, 2019
FINANCIAL OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.
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