Volume 5, Issue 5 (Winter 1977)                   Research in Medicine 1977, 5(5): 385-397 | Back to browse issues page

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Ahrari H. Lndication and Evolution of Surgical Treatments in Lymphedema. Research in Medicine. 1977; 5 (5) :385-397
URL: http://pejouhesh.sbmu.ac.ir/article-1-2868-en.html
Abstract:   (581 Views)
The anatomy and physiology of the lymphatic system of the extremities is reviewed, with special refe;ence to increasing knowledge from lymphan­giography. 
The surgical treatment of primary lymphoedema of the extremities by transposition of superficial lym­phatics into the deep compartment of the limb em­ploying a buried "Shaved" skin flap "Thompson" operaion was ,used in 2 cases with excellent results. 
The treatment of lymphoedematous limb with this method has the advantages of shorter hospitali­sation and a more pleasing immediate appearance rith more normal configuration of the extremity.
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Type of Study: Review | Subject: Interdisciplinary (Educational Management, Educational research, Statistics, Medical education
Received: 2020/03/16 | Accepted: 2020/03/16 | Published: 2020/03/16

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